Jennifer De Leon

Jennifer De Leon is author of the YA novel Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From (Caitlyn Dlouhy Books/Simon & Schuster, 2020) and the essay collection White Space: Essays on Culture, Race, & Writing (UMass Press, 2021), which is the recipient of the Juniper Prize. She is also the editor of the award-winning anthology Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education (University of Nebraska Press). An Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Framingham State University and faculty member in the MFA in Creative Nonfiction program at Bay Path University, she has published prose in dozens of literary journals including PloughsharesIowa ReviewMichigan Quarterly Review, and more. Connect with her @jdeleonwriter on Instagram and Twitter or at her website: