Jennifer Acker

Jennifer Acker is founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Common magazine. Her short stories, translations, and essays have appeared in the Washington Post, Literary Hub, n+1, Guernica, Ploughshares, and other places. Forthcoming from Amazon Original Stories in 2019 is a long personal essay. She has an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and teaches literature, creative writing, and editing at Amherst College, where she also directs the Literary Publishing Program.