Creative Writing Faculty

Jenny McPhee

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Jenny McPhee is the author of The Center of Things, No Ordinary Matter, and A Man of No Moon, and co-authored Girls: Ordinary Girls and Their Extraordinary Pursuits. Her translations from the Italian include books by the authors Primo Levi, Natalia Ginzburg, Anna Maria Ortese, Giacomo Leopardi, Curzio Malaparte, Paolo Maurensig, and Pope John Paul II. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker Bookforum, The Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, Glimmer Train, and Zoetrope among others. She is a co-founder and board member of the Bronx Academy of Letters, an NYC public high school and middle school. She teaches in the Master’s in Translation at NYU.

Campus Address

Program in Creative Writing
New South, Floor 6