Jody Kennedy is an American writer, poet, and photographer living in France. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Electric Literature’s Okey-Panky, Rattle’s Ekphrastic Challenge, DIAGRAM, The Rumpus, The Georgia Review, among others. Originally from the Midwest, U.S., she holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and creative writing from the University of Wisconsin. After a long hiatus from writing, she recently completed a memoir following a disastrous journey in a Catholic monastery where she had hoped her sex and love troubles were behind her and she would live happily ever after as a nun. She is at work on a second memoir and a novel based on a true story. Occasional tweets @_JodyKennedyVersion 3