Discipline: Literature – fiction

Jennifer Krasinski

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2024

Jennifer Krasinski is a writer and cultural critic who frequently contributes to 4Columns, Artforum, Bookforum, the New Yorker (Goings On), and other publications. Her essays have been published in numerous books and catalogs including Reza Abdoh, Jill Johnston: The Disintegration of a Critic, and Hilton Als's Andy Warhol: The Series.

She is the recipient of an Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant (2012), and a Rauschenberg residency (2024).

Formerly a senior editor at Artforum, she also served as the magazine’s digital editorial director. She was on faculty in the M.A. Art Writing department at the School of Visual Arts (2013–2021), and has taught at Art Center College of Design, New York University, Yale University, and elsewhere.

At MacDowell, Krasinski worked on a collection of short stories titled Loosers, her first since the publication of her 2010 chapbook Prop Tragedies.

Portrait by Lawrence Levi for NOPRESS


Van Zorn (formerly Kirby)

Jennifer Krasinski worked in the Van Zorn (formerly Kirby) studio.

Constructed thanks to a bequest from Sarah L. Kirby, Kirby Studio was the last new building to be erected during Mrs. MacDowell’s leadership (1907-1951). The load-bearing masonry walls were laid by local mason Augustus Beaulieu atop a fieldstone foundation. A 1995 renovation preserved the brick fireplace with wooden mantel and…

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