Jennifer Andrews

Assistant Professor
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Jennifer Andrews is an assistant professor of writing at Berklee College of Music, and is currently working on a novel about her sister, titled Proud Flesh. As a writing instructor at the Salt Center for Documentary Field Studies, she was Salt Magazine's editor, and at University of Pittsburgh she founded Collision, an award-winning literary magazine. Having written for a number of local and national magazines, journals, and newspapers, her awards include the Columbia Scholarship Award for Creative Nonfiction, the New Millennium Writings Award for Creative Nonfiction (XXXIV and XII), and the Society of Professional Journalists Award. In 2013, she was awarded the Berklee College of Music Steelgrass Residency. In the summer, she teaches writing classes at the Port Townsend School of Art, where she finished her first children’s book, The Childfairy. She lives always by the water, and is always looking for that inspired place, moment, story.

Career Highlights
  • Published in local and national newspapers and magazines
  • Columbia Scholarship Award for Creative Nonfiction
  • New Millennium Writings Award for Creative Nonfiction, XXXIV and XII
  • Society of Professional Journalists Award
  • Berklee College of Music Steelgrass Residency
In Their Own Words
"If nothing else, I hope students come away from any class I teach newly inspired, with tools, practices, or ways that will best fuel or ignite their art and artistry, and too, help them become the best versions of themselves they can be."