People

Jessica Handler

Lecturer of English

Office
jhandler@oglethorpe.edu
Hearst 301


Education:
B.S., Emerson College
M.F.A., Queens University of Charlotte

Publications and Interviews

  • Nonfiction article, “Siberia, Atlanta,” Brevity magazine, January 2018, http://brevitymag.com/current-issue/siberia-atlanta/.
  • Forthcoming debut historical novel, The Magnetic Girl, Hub City Press, May 2019, https://hubcity.org/news/2017/jessica-handler/.
  • Featured on The New York Times podcast “Dear Sugars”—“a radically empathetic advice show” hosted by writers Steve Almond and Cheryl Strayed. November 2017.
  • Interviewed on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s “Two Way Street,” a radio show that features long-form conversations with authors, artists, scientists and other creative people who have fascinating stories to tell.

Professional

    • Judge, nonfiction. AWP Intro to Journals Project. 2016.
    • Judge, nonfiction, The Pettigru Review, SC Writers Workshop 2016.

https://source.oglethorpe.edu/2017/11/10/prof-jessica-handler-featured-new-york-times-podcast/

https://source.oglethorpe.edu/2016/10/08/professor-jessica-handler-interviewed-gpbs-two-way-street/

https://source.oglethorpe.edu/2016/02/24/prof-jessica-handler-takes-on-the-new-york-times-in-atlanta-magazine-article/

https://source.oglethorpe.edu/2015/08/21/award-winning-memoir-now-paperback/

https://source.oglethorpe.edu/2015/09/08/professor-handler-featured-author-at-decatur-book-festival/

https://source.oglethorpe.edu/2015/12/29/professor-handlers-work-included-on-2015-best-of-lists/