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Jennifer van Alstyne is a Peruvian-American poet and scholar. Recent poetry been published in journals including The Citron Review, COG, Crack the Spine, ELKE, The Foundling Review, Paper Nautilus, Stonecoast Review, Sweet Tree Review.
She holds a B.A. from Monmouth University and an M.F.A. from Naropa University where she was the Jack Kerouac Fellow.
She is a graduate teaching assistant in Literature and Cultural Studies at University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her primary area of research is place, landscape, and representations of nature in medieval literature with a particular interest in Arthurian Romance. Secondary research interests include modern poetry and television studies.
She lives in Louisiana with Matthew M. Pincus and their two cats, Bartlet and Ash and practices the art of ikebana. She teaches classes on literature and composition and is part of a three-person team for professional writing, social media, and recruitment for the department.