Jenny Wu is a writer and an art historian. She received her bachelor’s degree from Emory University and an MFA in fiction writing from Washington University in St. Louis. She served as the writing program’s Senior Fiction Fellow before receiving a second master’s in art history, specializing in global contemporary art and performance. She has worked for organizations such as The Luminary and the Pulitzer Arts Foundation and contributed to the Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC) conference, London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, Southeast College Art Conference, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and Tin House Summer Workshop. Her short stories, literary reviews, scholarship, and art criticism have received generous support from Rona Jaffe Foundation, George Kaiser Family Foundation, Louis B. Sudler Prize in the Arts, and Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry and appear in publications such as Asymptote, BOMB, Denver Quarterly, Harp & Altar, Refract, The Literary Review, and Los Angeles Review of Books. A recipient of the 2021-23 Tulsa Artist Fellowship, she is currently based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Originally commissioned by Manifesta 13, Group-Think is a sports and civic education program developed by Stine Marie Jacobsen in collaboration with the French contemporary circus Archaos, tested by students in several schools in Marseille – and now a pocket-sized bilingual handbook.