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Jennifer Givhan
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Jennifer Givhan, a Mexican-American and Indigenous writer from the Southwestern desert, is the author of five poetry collections and three novels, most recently the novel River Woman, River Demon (Blackstone Publishing, 2022), which received a Silver Medal in the International Latino Book Award’s Rudolfo Anaya Latino-Focused Fiction category and was chosen for Amazon’s Book Club and the U.S. Together We Read Book Club. Her work has also appeared in The New Republic, AGNI, The Nation, Poetry, TriQuarterly, and elsewhere. The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and PEN/Rosenthal Emerging Voices, Givhan is the 2023 Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at The University of New Mexico and lives in Albuquerque with her family. (updated 04/2024)

AGNI has published the following work:

The Lesson, But Not Yet, Not—
AGNI 99 Print Only
Prayer for the Child I Keep Losing
AGNI 82 Print Only
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