Episode 10: Jenny Zhang
Jenny Zhang is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection, Dear Jenny, We Are All Find (Octopus Books, 2012.) Her fiction, non-fiction, and poetry have appeared in Jezebel, Glimmertrain, The Iowa Review, The Guardian, Diagram, The Walrus, Octopus, and Weird Deer. She writes for teenage girls at Rookie magazine, and teaches high school students in the Bronx. She is on twitter @jennybagel.
The first thing Jenny learned to cook was eggs with tomato. This reminded me of the first thing Tricia learned to cook.
I admit to being really angry and missing this silly place I am from like hell. Also, grand narratives.
Here’s a recent non-fiction piece that Jenny wrote for Rookie, called “Other Girls.”
The brother piece that I mention, which reminded me so much of my sister, is here on Rookie.
Jenny teaches me about Crying, While Eating.
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