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Jenny Offill

Jenny Offill

Instructor, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing


Jenny Offill is the author of the novel The Department of Speculation, named one of the 10 Best Books of 2014 by the New York Times, and shortlisted for the Pen/Faulkner Award and the L.A. Times Fiction Award.  She is also the author of Last Things, which was chosen as a notable or best book of the year by The New York Times, The Village Voice, The L.A. Times and The Guardian (U.K). She is also co-editor of two anthologies, The Friend Who Got Away and Money Changes Everything Her new novel, Weather, is forthcoming in 2020. 

Offill teaches fiction in our low-residency MFA in creative writing program

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