Jennifer Irish

Ross-Blakley Hall 122
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Biography

Jenny Irish's fiction, poetry, and hybrid writing appear widely in journals including Blackbird, Conduit, Hobart, The Colorado Review, The Georgia Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, and Ploughshares. She facilitates a free community workshop every summer. She is the author of the collections Common Ancestor (Black Lawrence Press, 2017), I Am Faithful (Black Lawrence Press, 2019), and Tooth Box (Spuyten Duyvil, 2022). 

Education

  • M.F.A. Creative Writing, Arizona State University
  • M.A. Creative Writing, University of Texas-Austin

Courses

Spring 2022
Course Number Course Title
ENG 288 Beginning Workshop Fiction
ENG 538 Studies Mod/Contemp Amer Lit
ENG 598 Special Topics
Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 488 Advanced Workshop Fiction
ENG 494 Special Topics
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
ENG 488 Advanced Workshop Fiction
ENG 665 Creative Methods
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 498 Pro-Seminar
ENG 594 Conference and Workshop
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
ENG 394 Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 394 Special Topics
ENG 488 Advanced Workshop Fiction
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 394 Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 484 Internship
ENG 498 Pro-Seminar
ENG 539 Studies Mod/Postmod Lit/Theory
ENG 584 Internship
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 288 Beginning Workshop Fiction
ENG 388 Intermediate Workshop Fiction
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 593 Applied Project
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 394 Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 288 Beginning Workshop Fiction
ENG 484 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 593 Applied Project
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 388 Intermediate Workshop Fiction
ENG 584 Internship

Service

Story Days was a public art project that invited people to work with writers and performers to explore the meaning of place in their community.

ASU students and faculty worked closely with 7th and 8th grade students at Dunbar Elementary School for the Music in the Landscape component of the project.

This project was conceptualized by Professor Alberto Rios, funded by the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town Grant, City of Phoenix Office of Arts Culture Public Art Program, Library Capital Program, and Water Capital Program.

https://asunow.asu.edu/20170523-creativity-asu-led-celebration-south-phoenix-turns-sights-sounds

https://youtu.be/E-7sne8-N-c

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1EF7wT0Ra1Aq8nzYj934OYlCyC6StQkUS

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