Kris Jansma


Assistant Professor – M.F.A., Columbia University
Creative Writing, Craft of Fiction, Novella

  • Office: JFT 902
  • Phone: (845) 257-2733
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    • Office Hours:
    • MR 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • MR 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Kris Jansma’s critically-acclaimed debut novel, THE UNCHANGEABLE SPOTS OF LEOPARDS, was published by Viking/Penguin in 2013. He is the winner of the 2014 Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award. He writes a column for Electric Literature about Literary Artifacts, and loving books in a digital age. His work has also been published in The New York Times(twice!), Columbia Magazine,The Believer, Slice Magazine, the Blue Mesa Review, and on The Millions.