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Jenny Overman's work reflects her commitment to social justice issues, race, class and Judaism. She is a part of Writing on Whiteness, a collective of writers. A poet and performer, Jenny was a participant in The Squaw Valley summer writing program. She is the author of I'm so White in Some Ways, a book of poetry. A native New Yorker, Jenny performs regularly in the San Francisco Bay Area where she currently resides. Jenny recently returned from a two-week residency in Toronto, where she began a series of poems about family and marriage.
Winning Entry: Dead Sea
Contest Won: War Poetry Contest 2010, Finalist