Jennifer Bowen Hicks

Jennifer Bowen Hicks is a writer, arts instructor, and the Founding Artistic Director of the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop.  Her writing appears in Orion, The Sun, Kenyon Review, The Iowa Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. She has been honored with a Best American Essay Notable mention, a Pushcart Prize Special Mention, the Arts & Letters Prize, Tim McGinnis Award, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Scholar Award in nonfiction among others. She teaches in prisons throughout the state and lives in St. Paul with her sons.