Jessica Hendry Nelson

Jessica Hendry Nelson is the author of If Only You People Could Follow Directions (Counterpoint Press, February 2014), which was selected as a best debut book by the Indies Introduce New Voices program, the Indie Next List by the American Booksellers Association, and named a Best Book of 2014 by Kirkus Reviews. Her work has appeared in The Threepenny Review, The Carolina Quarterly, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, Crab Orchard Review, PANK, The Rumpus, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. She teaches writing at Burlington College and the low-residency MFA program at the University of Nebraska in Omaha. She serves as the managing editor and nonfiction editor of Green Mountains Review.