Jenna Goldsmith

Senior Instructor I, American Studies

Office: 541-322-2085

Tykeson Hall

Tykeson Hall 302K

1500 SW Chandler Avenue

1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, Oregon 97702
Ph.D. in English - University of Kentucky
M.A. in English Studies, Graduate Certificate in Women's and Gender Studies - Illinois State University
B.A. in English Studies and Women's and Gender Studies - Illinois State University
A.A., Rock Valley College
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Jenna Goldsmith is a poet, writing instructor, and interim program lead for the low-residency MFA in creative writing. Her writing has been featured in Utterance, Rabbit Catastrophe Review, What Rough Beast, New Delta Review, The Waggle, disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory, and ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. She is a Story Catcher Festival Mari Sandoz Emerging Writer and was the inaugural winner of the Kentucky Writers Fellowship from the Baltic Writing Residency. Her poetry chapbook, Genesis near the river, was published in 2019 with blush books, and she is ¼ of Portland-based artist collective Danger Punch, which published The Landscape in 2019 (Publication Studio Hudson). She resides in Bend, Oregon. Her poetry chapbook, Suppose the room just got brighter, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press in 2021. Her website is