Jenny Bartoy is a French-American writer and freelance editor specializing in developmental editing and editorial management. She is the managing editor of the journal Literary Mama and editorial manager at large for the Artful Editor agency. She teaches writing and editing workshops online and locally in the Pacific Northwest, and serves on the editorial committee for the literary nonprofit Creative Colloquy.
Jenny's work has been published or is forthcoming in Room, Permafrost Magazine, Literary Mama, the anthology Sharp Notions: Essays from the Stitching Life, and a variety of other publications. She writes creative nonfiction that explore themes of estrangement, post-traumatic growth, identity, and motherhood. She is the editor of Broken Free, an anthology of essays and poetry on the topic of familial estrangement, seeking representation. She is currently finalizing the revision of her memoir manuscript, Anomaly.
Jenny holds a master’s degree in sociocultural anthropology from Columbia University, a bachelor’s degree in film from the University of Texas at Austin, and a certificate in editing from the University of Washington. She is the former managing editor of Quiltfolk magazine and for years wrote and edited for jobs in marketing and the craft industry. Find her at jennybartoy.com or on Instagram @jbartoywriter.