Joyland

Jenny Halper

Jenny Halper won the 2011 Emerging Writer award from Our Stories, and has work appearing or forthcoming in many places including Southeast Review, Construction, Necessary Fiction, and PANK. Her stories have been reprinted in Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions and the anthology Sudden Flash Youth, and as a journalist she has written for the Boston Phoenix, Nylon Magazine, and Women on Film, among others. She is a 2009 graduate of Emerson College’s masters program, where she received an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences grant, and is a recipient of an artist’s grant from the Vermont Studio Center. She works as a development executive at Maven Pictures.