Go Behind the Prose with writer Jennifer Genest

On Sunday, January 25, 2015, Jennifer Genest, MFA will join me on Behind the Prose to discuss two of her recent publications in the genres of fiction and creative nonfiction.

We will be close reading and discussing her flash fiction story “Ways to Prepare White Perch” and creative non-fiction essay “Her Fighting Weight – A Postpartum Experience,” published in New Delta Review and The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review.  Read the essays, listen, and call in! Jennifer will answer your questions on the air!

Writer Jennifer Genest.  Photo by: Dipan Desai / Hitched Photography.

Writer Jennifer Genest.
Photo by: Dipan Desai / Hitched Photography.

Jennifer Genest grew up riding horses and playing in the woods of Sanford, a mill town in southern Maine. She has a MFA (Antioch University Los Angeles) in creative writing and was a Peter Taylor Fellow for the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop. Her writing has appeared in Paris Play, Cactus Heart, The Doctor TJ Eckleburg Review, and New Delta Review

Her short story “Ways to Prepare White Perch” won the 2014 Ryan R. Gibbs award for short fiction; it also received honorable mention in the 2014 Kenyon Review Short Story contest. Jennifer’s novel manuscript, The Mending Wall, is currently seeking publication. 
In years past, Jennifer worked as a chambermaid for a beachfront motel in Maine, for a patriotic beer company in Boston, and as a copywriter in Los Angeles. She currently lives near Long Beach, CA, with her husband and young daughters.

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2 thoughts on “Go Behind the Prose with writer Jennifer Genest”

  1. Chelsey Clammer says:

    Hi there,

    Will the interview be archived or posted elsewhere in case I’m unable to listen to it tonight?


    1. admin says:

      Yes, it will be archived on this site and on blogtalkradio.com/behindtheprose Thanks for listening!

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