Jenny Boully

Jenny Boully - Columbia College Chicago

Jenny Boully

Associate Professor


Jenny Boully is the author of the mismatched teacups, of the single-serving spoon: a book of failures (Coconut Book, 2013), not merely because of the unknown that was stalking towards them (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2011), The Book of Beginnings and Endings (Sarabande, 2007), [one love affair]* (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2006), The Body: An Essay (Essay Press, 2007 and Slope Editions, 2002), and the chapbook Moveable Types (Noemi Press, 2007). Her work has been anthologized in The Next American Essay, The Best American Poetry, Language for a New Century, and Great American Prose Poems. She earned her Ph.D. in English Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and holds graduate degrees in creative writing from the University of Notre Dame and Hollins University. Born in Thailand and reared in Texas, she teaches poetry and nonfiction and currently directs the MFA Program in Nonfiction.


B.A., English and Philosophy Hollins University 1998
M.A., English and Creative Writing Hollins University 1999
M.F.A., English University of Notre Dame 2002
M.Phil., English City University of New York 2006
Ph.D., English City University of New York 2011