Jenny Ferguson is.
Métis, an activist, a feminist, an auntie, and an accomplice armed with a PhD. She believes writing and teaching are political acts.
Her first book, Border Markers, a collection of interrelated flash fiction stories, is out now with NeWest Press. Learn more about her other novels, short stories, essays, and poems. Her Have Book Will Travel listing is here, in case you want to book her for an event. She's also the CNF editor for carte blanche and the fiction editor for This Magazine.
Her teaching, critical publications, and c.v. are also showcased here.
She lives on Gabrielino Tongva territory and teaches at Loyola Marymount University. She also teaches at the University of British Columbia through their Optional Residency MFA program. You can reach her on twitter where she tweets at @jennyleeSD or through her contact page.