Jennifer Franklin

Jennifer Franklin (AB Brown University, MFA Columbia University School of the Arts) is the author of three full-length poetry collections—If Some God Shakes Your House (Four Way Books, 2023), No Small Gift (Four Way Books, 2018), and Looming (Elixir Press, 2015). She is the recipient of a 2021 NYFA/City Artist Corps grant for poetry and a 2021 Café Royal Cultural Foundation Literature Award. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize by journals and the Pushcart committee and has been published widely in print and online including in American Poetry Review, Bennington Review, The Nation, The Paris Review, and Poetry Society’s “Poetry in Motion.” Most recently, Diane Seuss chose one of Franklin’s poems for The Academy of American Poets “poem-a-day” series in March 2023. She teaches craft in Manhattanville’s MFA program and manuscript revision at the Hudson Valley Writers Center, where serves as Program Director. For more about Franklin’s poetry visit or follow her on IG @Jfranklinpoetry.