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Born and raised in Westchester, NY, Jenna Lynch holds a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Maryland and an M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of Oregon. She currently works as the Assistant Director of the Student Success Center at Convent of the Sacred Heart in Manhattan, and is pursuing a PhD in Literacy at

St. John's University.

Her first chapbook, The Mouth of Which You Are, from Finishing Line Press, was released November 2018. Her poems have appeared in Forklift Ohio, Construction Magazine, Sundog Lit, and elsewhere. Jenna has received fellowships and residencies from the Norman Mailer Writers Colony and the Vermont Studio Center. She lives in Astoria, Queens where she is working on her first full length poetry collection. 

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