Jody Kennedy’s fiction, poems, and essays have been published or are forthcoming in Fugue, Bennington Review, Fairy Tale Review, Anomaly, Tin House Online, Electric Literature, and the Georgia Review, among others. Her photography has appeared in Midwestern Gothic, Adirondack Review, Rattle, The Sun, and others. Born and raised in the Midwest, US, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with an Emphasis in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin and now lives in Provence, France. She has completed a memoir and is at work on a collection of essays and a novel based on the story of her grandmother and her grandmother’s first husband—a 1920s Saint Paul, Minnesota gangster.

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