Jennifer Solheim

Jennifer Solheim holds a PhD in French from the University of Michigan and an MFA in fiction from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She teaches writing at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and she is the author of The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture (Liverpool University Press, 2018). Her fiction and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in the Bellevue Literary Review, Confrontation, The Pinch, and Poets & Writers, among others. She is also a contributing editor at Fiction Writers Review. More about her work at