Jennifer Alise Drew

writer, editor


  • "Final Instructions for my Disposal: Conversation with Vince Passaro and Jennifer Alise Drew,"
    The Craft of Editing, edited by Adnan Mahmutovic and Lucy Durneen, Routledge, July 2018
  • "Personal Matters," The Iowa Review, vol. 47, issue 2, fall 2017
  • "Emergence," Slice, issue 20, spring/summer 2017
  • "Proprioception," The Iowa Review, vol. 45, issue 1, spring 2015
  • "Lessons in Sign," Hippocampus Magazine, Nov. 2014
  • "Argo," The Chattahoochee Review, vol. XXXIV, nos. 2 & 3, fall/winter 2014
  • "Hello, O," Lumina, vol. XIII, spring 2014


  • Pushcart nominee for "Lessons in Sign" (2014) and "Personal Matters" (2017)
  • recipient of a spring 2015 grant from the Sustainable Arts Foundation
  • winner of Hippocampus Magazine's 2014 "Remember in November" contest
  • finalist and editors' choice in Lumina's 2014 nonfiction contest


Jennifer Alise Drew is the nonfiction editor for AGNI magazine and has worked as an editor for numerous other magazines and publishers, including Open City and Madison magazines, The Huffington Post, Simon & Schuster, Houghton Mifflin, Grove Atlantic, Aperture, and Open City Books. She is also a member of the Los Angeles-based editing collective WordCraft LA, and a judge for the Sustainable Arts Foundation. For a big little while, spanning two books and the last four years of his life, she was a friend and editor to Hunter S. Thompson. She holds an MA in creative writing from Boston University, and is currently completing a memoir in essays.

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