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Jennifer Acker

Jennifer Acker is founder and editor in chief of The Common, and author of the debut novel The Limits of the World. Her short stories, essays, translations, and reviews have appeared in the Washington PostLiterary Hubn+1GuernicaThe Yale ReviewOff Assignment, and Ploughshares, among other places. Acker has an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and teaches writing and editing at Amherst College, where she directs the Literary Publishing Internship and LitFest. She lives in western Massachusetts with her husband.

Acker Limits of the World Fiction

Sunil and Amy are just trying to find a Cambridge apartment they can afford when a call from Nairobi changes everything.

Jennifer Acker