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Nancy Jensen

Nancy Jensen
  • Professor
  • MFA Creative Writing, Vermont College, 1990
  • B.A. English, Indiana University, 1988


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Nancy Jensen’s latest novel is In Our Midst, a 2020 Great Group Reads selection. Her bestselling novel The Sisters was selected by the Independent Booksellers Association as a #1 Indie Next Pick, and included by Kirkus Reviews on its list for Best Fiction of 2011.  She has been awarded an Artist Enrichment Grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women and an Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council.  Her first book, Window: Stories and Essays, was published by Fleur-de-Lis Press in 2009.  She teaches in the Bluegrass Writers Studio at Eastern Kentucky University and shares her home with two rescued cats. 

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Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
ENG 408Advanced Fiction WorkshopTR 3:30pm-4:45pm Wallace Bldg 427Spring 2023
ENW 820Narrative Prose WorkshopW 6:30pm-9:00pm Internet Classes Spring 2023
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