Jenny's research and publications have focused on the poetry of Lorine
Niedecker. She has edited Niedecker's poems - New Goose (Berkeley:
Listening Chamber, 2003), Lorine Niedecker: Collected Works
(Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002), and Harpsichord and
Salt Fish (Durham, UK: Pig Press, 1991) - and her letters -
Niedecker and the Correspondence with Zukofsky 1931-1970 (New York:
Cambridge University Press, 1993). She has also edited a collection of essays,
Lorine Niedecker: Woman and Poet (Orono, ME: National Poetry
Foundation, University of Maine, 1996).
Poetry and poetics,
textual scholarship, print culture, modernism, post-war literary history,
post-colonial literature of Africa.
Objectivism: Lorine Niedecker and Lisa Robertson." After Objectivism:
Reconfiguring 21st-Century Poetry & Poetics .
Eds. W. Scott Howard and Broc Rossell. Forthcoming 2016.
Variants: A Few Revisions to Lorine Niedecker's Collected Works.
" Jacket2 (May 2013). Web.
"Writing Lake Superior."
Radical Vernacular: Lorine Niedecker and the Poetics of Place . Ed.
Elizabeth Willis. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2008. 61-79. Print.
Several projects are on the go: an edition of essays by Kenneth Cox for
Flood Editions in Chicago (forthcoming 2015), an edition of selected letters by
Lorine Niedecker, a book about the small press movement in the UK during the
1960s and 1970s with particular attention to Fulcrum Press, and a book on
Lorine Niedecker and Lake Superior.
Jenny enjoys teaching the introductory poetry course. She has also taught
courses on literature in translation, non-western influences on modernist
writing, Japanese literature, American poets such as Dickinson, Whitman,
Stein, Moore, H.D., and others, and on contemporary Canadian poets.
Jenny is a former editor of The Capilano Review ( www.thecapilanoreview.ca
), board chair of the Capilano Review Contemporary Arts Society, and founding
editor of CUE Books.