Jennifer A. Hudson, a Connecticut native, earned her B.A. in English magna cum laude from Sacred Heart University, M.A. in English and Advanced Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies from Southern Connecticut State University, and M.F.A. in Writing, with honors, from Albertus Magnus College. A finalist for both the 2015 Reynolds Price Fiction Award for her short story “Fetch" and the 2009 Rita Dove Poetry Award for her poem “Golden Malice,” her work has appeared in several international, national and regional literary magazines and journals.