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Jennifer De Leon is the editor of Wise Latinas: Writers on Higher Education (University of Nebraska Press, 2014). Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, Ms., Brevity, Poets & Writers, Best Women’s Travel Writing 2010, and elsewhere. Her essay, “The White Space,” originally selected as first place recipient of the Michael Steinberg Essay Prize and published in Fourth Genre, was listed as notable in Best American Essays 2013. She teaches at Grub Street Creative Writing Center and at the Boston Teachers Union School in Jamaica Plain. To learn more about her work, visit:

Her flash non-fiction piece "Lucky Woman" was one of our MuseFlash winners for 2014.

Her short story "Home Movie" is the Boston Book Festival's 2015 One City One Story selection, and it appears in the October issue of The Drum.

Audio Stories by JENNIFER DE LEON

One City One Story: Home Movie

MuseFlash 2014