Jen Bergmark's fiction has appeared in Bellevue Literary Review, Puerto del Sol, Indiana Review, Harpur Palate, The Drum, cream city review and other journals, and in the anthology New California Writing (Heyday Books). She won the John Gardner Memorial Prize in Fiction, was a finalist in Poets and Writers Magazine California Exchange Award competition, and has received residencies from Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. She holds an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and lives in Los Angeles.