Jen Karetnick

Jen Karetnick

Jen Karetnick

The winner of the 2018 Split Rock Review Chapbook Competition for The Crossing Over (May 2019), Jen Karetnick is the author of three full-length poetry collections, including The Treasures That Prevail (Whitepoint Press, September 2016), finalist for the 2017 Poetry Society of Virginia Book Prize. She is also the author of four other poetry chapbooks, including Bud Break at Mango House, winner of the 2008 Portlandia Prize. Her work appears recently or is forthcoming in Cigar City Poetry Journal, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, The Hamilton Stone Review, JAMA, The McNeese Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Missouri Review (online), Ovenbird, Salamander, and Tampa Review. She is co-founder/co-editor of the daily online literary journal, SWWIM Every Day (swwim.org). Jen works as the dining critic for MIAMI Magazine and as a freelance lifestyle journalist and a trade book author. Her fourth cookbook is forthcoming in May 2019.