Visiting Assistant Professor
875 Perimeter Dr.
Moscow, ID 83844
- MFA, Bard College, 2007
- B.A., Wesleyan University, 2000
- ENGL 492, Advanced fiction writing
- ENGL 592, MFA Fiction workshop
Jess Arndt is a fiction and transgenre writer living off the grid in Washington State. Their debut story collection, Large Animals (Catapult Press, 2017, reprint Cipher Press, UK, 2020), was shortlisted for the California Book Prize and longlisted for The Story Prize, and their writing has recently appeared in Granta, The LA Review of Books, THEM, Lithub, Fence, BOMB, Night Papers, and in collaborations with Swedish band, The Knife. Arndt received an MFA at Bard College and is the recipient of a Graywolf SLS Fellowship, a Fiction Fellowship at the New York Foundation of the Arts, and an Arctic Circle Residency (Fiction). They are a co-founder of the prose experiment, New Herring Press, and teach also in the Low-Residency Creative Writing MFA program at Pacific Northwest College of the Arts.
- Curriculum Vitae pdf