Jean McDonough is a creative nonfiction writer and artist. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography from the Cleveland Institute of Art. She worked in commercial photography before earning her Master of Fine Arts degree in Poetry Writing from the University of Michigan and her elementary teaching license from Eastern Michigan University. Jean has taught creative writing at the University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University, as well as public middle school art and language arts. Currently she works as an elementary school librarian and is writing a collection of essays about Pablo Picasso's Guernica. Her creative nonfiction has been published in Writing Disorder and she was recently chosen as a finalist for Ruminate’s 2021 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize.

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