Professor Jenny Browne is the author of two full collections of poems and one chapbook. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary journals including AGNI, The American Poetry Review, Bat City Review, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review, Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts, Puerto del Sol, The Threepenny Review, and Tin House. She has received fellowships in creative writing from the Writers' League of Texas, the San Antonio Artist Foundation, and the Writer's Center of Washington D.C. Her work has been featured on public buses in Austin, Texas, in the Modern Love column of The New York Times, and on-stage at the Dallas Museum of Art. In the summer of 2011, she was selected by the University of Iowa International Writers Program and the U.S. State Department to travel to the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya to teach poetry in the camp's secondary schools.
M.F.A., James Michener Center for Writers, University of Texas at Austin
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Second Reason (University of Tampa, 2007)
At Once (University of Tampa, 2004)
Glass (Pecan Grove, 2000)
Advanced Poetry Writing
The Contemporary Long Poem
Mixed-Genre Short Forms
Community service & Involvement
A longtime arts advocate, Professor Browne has taught poetry classes through the San Antonio Housing Authority, Arts San Antonio, Gemini Ink, and at the Good Samaritan Center. Her most recent project is in collaboration with Borderlands Collective, working with recently resettled refugees now living on San Antonio's Northwest Side to document their experiences.
At Trinity, Browne is involved with the Diversity Committee, the Lennox Seminar, The Trinity Review, and the Stieren Arts Enrichment Series.