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Nancy Jensen

Nancy Jensen
  • Full Professor
  • MFA, Vermont College of Fine Arts


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Nancy Jensen is the author of the national bestselling novel The Sisters (St. Martin’s Press, 2011), which was selected by the Independent Booksellers Association as the #1 Indie Next Pick for December 2011 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.  Nancy shares her home with seven rescued cats and her dog Gordy, who is her partner on a pet therapy team with Pawsibilities Unleashed of Kentucky.  When she isn’t writing or enjoying the company of her furred family, she teaches as a member of the core MFA faculty of the Bluegrass Writers Studio at Eastern Kentucky University.

Get to know her better in her full bio.


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
ENW 801Domestic Summer Res: Fiction   Summer 2022
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