Jennifer Acker

Jennifer Acker is founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Common. Her first novel, The Limits of the World, was published in 2019. Her short stories, translations, and essays have appeared in The Washington Post, Guernica, n+1, Ploughshares, Harper’s, and others. She teaches literature, creative writing, and editing at Amherst College.
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Essays

Cultural Differences

How fictional portrayals of intermarriage haven't quite caught up
Jennifer Acker
April 1, 2019