Jenny holds an MFA from Hamline University and is a semifinalist for the Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry; her poems have been nominated for a Pushcart and published widely. Jenny was a contributing editor for A Wizard of Their Age: Critical Essays from the Harry Potter Generation published by SUNY Press, and she is currently working on volume two. She teaches writing and literature at St. Catherine University and works as an advisor.

She lives in mysterious St. Paul, Minnesota with her husband and their two children.