Jenn Shapland, author portrait
© Brad Trone

Jenn Shapland

JENN SHAPLAND’s first book, My Autobiography of Carson McCullers, was a finalist for the National Book Award and won a Lambda Literary Award and a Christian Gauss Award, among other honors; it has been translated into Spanish, French, and Polish. Shapland has a PhD in English from the University of Texas at Austin. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she works as an archivist for a visual artist.