Alumni: Jennifer McCartin

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Jennifer McCartin

Jennifer McCartin lives and works in Oakland, California. She resides with two beautiful cats, one of whom she acquired from a cat colony on the former site of her MFA program. A graduate of the University of California Riverside’s low-residency program at Palm Desert, McCartin has a profound appreciation for the writings of Zadie Smith, Zora Neale Hurston, Flannery O’Connor, Sandra Cisneros, Doris Lessing, and Jennifer Egan, to name just a few.