Jennifer Croft is a 2018–’19 Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library. She is also the recipient of Fulbright, PEN, MacDowell, and National Endowment for the Arts grants and fellowships, as well as the inaugural Michael Henry Heim Prize for Translation and a Tin House Scholarship for her novel Homesick, originally written in Spanish. She holds a PhD from Northwestern University and an MFA from the University of Iowa. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, n+1, BOMB, VICE, Guernica, Electric Literature, Lit Hub, the New Republic, the Guardian, the Chicago Tribune, and elsewhere.
On Oppenheimer: A Conversation with Louisa Hall on Her Novel, “Trinity”
"I wanted to write a book about the difficulty of knowing other people, especially when the stakes are high." Jennifer Croft interviews Louisa Hall....
The Miraculous Bonds and Secrets of “Motherhood”
“Motherhood” offers readers, and women in particular, ingenious ways to reconceive themselves....
Sentenced at Conception: The Imprisoned and Unloved in Rachel Kushner’s “The Mars Room”
Jennifer Croft finds Rachel Kushner’s “The Mars Room” a brilliant work of unique rigor....
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