Jennifer Rieger is the English Department Chair at Upper Merion Area High School in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania and teaches 12th grade Advanced Placement and creative writing courses. An advocate for her students, she dedicates her time to empowering young people through reading, writing, and acts of love. Jen holds a BA in English, an MA in English Literature, and an MFA in Creative Writing. She has been published in Wisconsin Review, BUST Magazine, The Sigh Press, Chaleur Magazine, Rathalla Review, Role Reboot Magazine, The Manifest-Station, and Philadelphia Stories. Jen recently finished her first book, Burning Sage, a collection of personal essays reflecting on unconventional motherhood, unconventional teacherhood, and her accidental, and quite flawed, role-model existence. Jen lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two tiny dogs.
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