Discipline: Literature – fiction

Jennifer Wortman

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Lafayette, CO
MacDowell fellowships: 2021

Jennifer Wortman is a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts fellow and the author of the story collection This. This. This. Is. Love. Love. Love (Split/Lip Press, 2019). Her work appears in Copper Nickel, Glimmer Train, DIAGRAM, Best Small Fictions, and elsewhere. An Ohio native, she lives with her family in Colorado, where she teaches at Lighthouse Writers Workshop and serves as associate fiction editor for Colorado Review. At MacDowell, she worked on her novel-in-stories tentatively titled Dreams of My Husband. Previously completed portions of the manuscript have appeared in TriQuarterly, Hayden's Ferry Review, Waxwing, SmokeLong Quarterly, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and New World Writing, and received mention as distinguished in Best American Short Stories. Wortman was awarded a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in prose.



Jennifer Wortman worked in the Heyward studio.

The Lodge Annex, a wing on the east side of the men’s dormitory (The Lodge), was completed in 1926. Initially intended as an apartment for a caretaker, the space was soon repurposed as a live-in studio for writers. In recognition of a major endowment gift from the Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Foundation, Lodge Annex was…

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