Other Writing

Jennifer De Leon

Published Works


Prose, Poetry & Articles in Periodicals

Volcán Tajumulco,” Harvard Review. March 2021.

My Mother, Who Could Have Been So Many Things,” Cognoscenti. August 2020.

How to Become a Writer (Of Color),” We Need Diverse Books. August 2020.

Jennifer De Leon Celebrates Trailblazing YA Literature,” Goodreads. August 2020.

Finding Hope & Humanity at the Border,” Cognoscenti. September 2019.

House Keepers,” The Iowa Review. Winter. 2019.

Work,” Michigan Quarterly Review. Summer 2018.

A Pink Dress.” All the Women in My Family Sing: An Anthology by Women of Color (Nothing But the Truth Publishing, 2018).

Gyms.” Prairie Schooner. Winter 2017.

Mother Tongue.” This is the Place (Seal Press, 2017).

Mirrors & Windows: Finding Diversity at the Color of Children’s Literature Conference.” Poets & Writers Mar/Apr 2017.

Return and Repeat, Culminate and Continue.” Poets & Writers Sep/Oct 2016.

Drilling Down: A Universal Story Must Also Be a Specific One.” The Writer. July 2016.

Ethnicity & Craft: Creating Characters, Not Caricatures.” Poets & Writers Jan/Feb 2015.

 “Ashes.” Dismantle. May 2014.

Lucky Woman.” Southeast Review. Fall 2013.

Wise Latina.” Drunken Boat. Fall 2013.

A Map of the World.” Brevity. Fall 2013.

Mapping Yolanda.” Ploughshares. Fall 2013.

The White Space.” Fourth Genre. Spring 2012.

Home Movie.” Briar Cliff Review. Spring 2012.

Round Three.” Generations Literary Magazine. Fall 2010.

Ashes.” Kweli Journal. Aug. 2010. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize, 2011.

The Broken Clock.” Guernica. Dec. 2009.                                                          

First Day.” Best Women’s Travel Tales 2010.

The Flea Market in Lynn.” Solstice. Fall 2009.

“The White Ceiling.” Ms. Mar./Apr. 2000.

Interviews & Book Reviews

Interview with Jeff Talarigo.” Agni. January 2018.

Book Review. Say Her Name by Francisco Goldman. Ploughshares. Spring 2012.

Interview with Justin Torres.” Granta. November, 2011.

A New Bread Loaf Rises in Italy.” Poets & Writers. May/June 2011.

Voices Writing Workshop.” Poets & Writers. Mar./Apr. 2010.