Jenniey Tallman

Location Iowa City, IA
Occupation writer, teacher, editor, mother

About Me

Jenniey lives with her husband and three sons in Iowa City, where she teaches in the International Writing Program, edits various things, and has a regular job involving phones and things. A 2018 recipient of a Sustainable Arts Foundation grant for her hybrid work, her writing can be found in a number of journals including Electric Lit’s Recommended Reading, wigleaf, DIAGRAM, The Austin Review, Nashville Review, and Slice magazine.

Any favorite authors? Books?

Marlen Haushofer (THE WALL), Jamaal May, Matt Rasmussen, George Saunders, Tom Robbins, Alice Monro, Philip Shultz, John Irving, Ross Gay, Bob Hicok, Elizabeth Alexander, Ann Patchett, Alison Bechdel, Richard Wright, Robert Hass, Katrina Vandenberg, Barbara Kingsolver, Haruki Murakami, Louise Erdrich, Michael Cunningham, Jose Saramago, Lorrie Moore, Charles Johnson, Claudia Rankine, Jim Moore, Margaret Atwood, Ursula Hegi, and Deborah Keenan.