Jenny Zhang is a poet, writer, and performer living in New York. She’s the author of the poetry collection Dear Jenny, We Are All Find. You can find her at jennybagel.com and on Twitter.
Some of the poet Jenny Zhang’s favorite places on the internet.
Plus safe-spaces, laughing with Cecily Strong, and the man who punched a bear.
I was never the girl in that Weezer song.
“Hardening my heart” against my abuser was not only OK, but necessary.
Thoughts on Ferguson and the rest of the world.
Advice on creative pubeology, bobs of all sorts, and how to look mean.
Photos of Jenny’s free days in Lithuania.
The sad parts of life are just as important as the happy ones.
An evening of laughter, tears, and freaky coincidences.
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