Jenny Shank’s first novel, The Ringer, won the High Plains Book Award, and her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Guardian, The Washington Post and Image.  She is on the faculty of the Mile High M.F.A. in creative writing at Regis University in Denver.

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Jenny ShankApril 03, 2020
Castillo writes with gorgeous precision and sensitivity about his experience as a boy growing into a man in a country that will not recognize him, his family split across borders.
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Jenny ShankDecember 30, 2019
The horrors of abuse remain offstage, barely spoken of, yet the entire book is haunted by them.
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Jenny ShankDecember 02, 2019
'Body Leaping Backward' is a melancholy, atmospheric memoir that reads as a sort of urgent confession.
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Jenny ShankMay 16, 2019
Sarah Blake's dream-like and intriguing first novel introduces us to the wife of Noah.
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Jenny ShankNovember 16, 2018
R. O. Kwon's novel startles and unsettles with its insights, as its characters act to prove their beliefs to themselves and to the world, with explosive results.
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Jenny ShankJuly 27, 2018
A frank and immersive foray into the world of Filipino-American immigrants to the United States.
Photo: Ricardo Barros
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Jenny ShankJanuary 10, 2018
While Kirstin Valdez Quade’s stories frequently feature Catholic characters, she says her relationship to the church “has always been a little bit complicated.”
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Jenny Shank
Alice McDermott has once again delivered a novel to ponder and cherish, from its moral quandaries down to its wry humor and hypnotic prose.