A writer’s page

A creative writer and OER Librarian, Jennifer Jordan is an assistant professor from New Mexico who writes and publishes creative and scholarly work.

Her memoir essays have appeared in journals including Creative NonfictionAscent (this essay was nominated for a Pushcart Prize), and a story she worked on appeared on NPR’s This American LifeShe is working on her first book, a memoir. Jennifer also writes poems, one of which was recently nominated for a Pushcart.

Down below, you will find Jennifer’s blog where she writes about her creative and research process. She dislikes using third person point of view, but she wrote this intro in third person to sound more legit. Jennifer works at the University of New Mexico and is an alum of UNM’s Creative Writing MFA program.

Latest blog posts

  • #50Words Twitter Story from a Prompt

    #50Words Twitter Story from a Prompt

    Day four of the Digital Pedagogy Lab, and I’m posting more and more creative work in public spaces. This coming from a woman who once took three years to Tweet. … Continue reading #50Words Twitter Story from a Prompt Read more

  • #cnftweet: A Micro-Essay Experiment

    #cnftweet: A Micro-Essay Experiment

    Day three of the Digital Pedagogy Lab, and after reading the chapter in Laura Gibbs‘ OER called Creativity and Constraints I’m trying one additional way of developing a condensed story. … Continue reading #cnftweet: A Micro-Essay Experiment Read more

  • Biblical Allusions in #100words Stories

    Biblical Allusions in #100words Stories

    Today in my Digital Pedagogy Lab course, we are reading about how public domain and OER sources can help a microfiction writer create a compelling story. I found it helpful … Continue reading Biblical Allusions in #100words Stories Read more

  • Microfiction at Digital Pedagogy Lab

    Microfiction at Digital Pedagogy Lab

    I am having some pedagogical fun at the Digital Pedagogy Lab this week. The course track I am taking is called Critical Pedagogy and Storytelling, and it’s facilitated by Laura … Continue reading Microfiction at Digital Pedagogy Lab Read more

  • Trying My Heart Out

    Trying My Heart Out

    This past weekend, my husband took our kids to Colorado. I was sad to miss the mini-vacation he planned—horseback riding with the kids in Pagosa Springs and mountainside fun in … Continue reading Trying My Heart Out Read more

  • On Feeling Haunted

    On Feeling Haunted

    I knew why I submitted my essay “The Performance” to the “Haunted” issue of Hayden’s Ferry Review, but I wasn’t positive the story would resonate as a haunting. The central … Continue reading On Feeling Haunted Read more