Jenny Factor

Dave Naz

Jenny Factor is a feminist, a mother, and a dog-lover. Her first collection, Unraveling at the Name (Copper Canyon Press, 2002), was first supported by a grant from the Astraea Lesbian Writers Fund and became a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Factor’s poems and reviews have appeared as part of Poetry in Motion and in more than a dozen anthologies, including The Best American Erotic Poems (Scribner, 2008). Jenny is a lecturer in poetry at the California Institute of Technology and is teaching and learning as a student in the Brandeis University English Department.

Books by this author

Awards and Honors

Astraea Lesbian Writers Fund Award

Finalist, Lambda Literary Award

Hayden Carruth Emerging Poet Award