Jennifer Cie is a southern writer that embeds pop-culture throughout her work to preserve the histories of marginalized peoples and examine the idea of place beyond physical location. Cie is a graduate of the Creative Writing in Fiction MFA program at Portland State University. There she served as co-Editor-in-Chief of Portland Review and was the recipient of the Tom and Phyllis Burnam Graduate Poetry Scholarship and Tom Doulis Graduate Fiction Writing Award. Cie’s work aims to preserve and normalize the presence and histories of marginalized peoples by exploring the intersections of gender, sexuality, regional politics, place, and identity. Her work can be found or is forthcoming in Empty Mirror, New South Journal, Black Warrior Review, the Nasiona, and elsewhere.
Portland, OR USA