Jennifer Maritza McCauley teaches at the University of Missouri, where she is working on her PhD in creative writing. She is also a staff member at The Missouri Review (Contest Editor, Poetry Editor in Fall 2018).She has received awards from Best of the Net, the Academy of American Poets, and the Independent Publisher Book Awards, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, CantoMundo, and Kimbilio. Her writing appears in Columbia Journal, Passages North, Jabberwock Review, Puerto del Sol, and elsewhere. Her collection SCAR ON/SCAR OFF is available from Stalking Horse Press.
“I don’t know why I’m reading or writing fiction if not to learn how to be human, how to be more human, how to understand the human condition and the humanity of others, and connect to the humanity within all of us.”
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