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Jennifer Irish

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Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1401
Biography

Jenny Irish's fiction and poetry appears widely in journals and magazines including The Colorado Review, The Georgia Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, and Ploughshares. She is a frequent collaborator on public arts projects. Her hybrid fiction book “Common Ancestor,” which poet Cynthia Hogue called a “scintillate debut collection” with “hurricane-force language,” was published in 2017 by Black Lawrence Press. Irish’s newest book "I am Faithful” is scheduled to be released in 2019. She joins the Department of English as an assistant professor.

Education
  • M.F.A. Creative Writing, Arizona State University
  • M.A. Creative Writing, University of Texas-Austin
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 288Beginning Workshop Fiction
ENG 388Intermediate Workshop Fiction
ENG 584Internship
ENG 593Applied Project
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 394Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 288Beginning Workshop Fiction
ENG 484Internship
ENG 584Internship
ENG 593Applied Project
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 388Intermediate Workshop Fiction
ENG 584Internship
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 288Beginning Workshop Fiction
ENG 394Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 288Beginning Workshop Fiction
ENG 388Intermediate Workshop Fiction
ENG 498Pro-Seminar
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 191First-Year Seminar
ENG 498Pro-Seminar
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 388Intermediate Workshop Fiction
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 288Beginning Workshop Fiction
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 288Beginning Workshop Fiction
ENG 388Intermediate Workshop Fiction
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 101First-Year Composition
ENG 288Beginning Workshop Fiction
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ENG 102First-Year Composition
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-pho...

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

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