Jeannine Ouellette

Jeannine Ouellette’s debut memoir, The Part That Burns, was a Kirkus Top 100 Indie Book of the 2021, a finalist for the Next Generation Indie Book Award in Women’s Literature, and received starred reviews from both Kirkus and Publishers Weekly. Jeannine’s work appears widely in literary journals and has been published or is forthcoming in many anthologies, including Ms. Aligned: Women Writing About Men; Women’s Lives: Multicultural Perspectives; and Passed On: Daughters Write About Father Loss, Lack, and Legacy. She teaches creative writing through the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop, The University of Minnesota, and Elephant Rock, an independent program she founded in 2012. She is working on her first novel.