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Jen Karetnick

Jen Karetnick
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Jen Karetnick. Photo courtesy of the author.

Poet, writer, and dining critic Jen Karetnick is the author/co-author of 19 books, including the forthcoming poetry collection The Crossing Over, winner of the 2018 Split Rock Review Competition, and the cookbook Ice Cube Tray Recipes: 75 Easy and Creative Hacks for Freezing, Cooking, and Baking with Ice Cube Trays (Skyhorse Publishing, June 2019). Her freelance writing has appeared widely in publications including The Atlantic, Miami Herald, Southern Living, VinePair.com, WestJet Magazine, and elsewhere. Based in Miami, she works as the dining critic for MIAMI Magazine. When she's not watching episodes of Judge Judy, she's gathering mangoes from her 14 trees and turning them into salsa.

Blog posts

Judge Judy

Judge Judy: Poetry Muse

Exclusively for JWA, Jen Karetnick shares two of her poems about everyone’s favorite Judge: Judy.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Jen Karetnick." (Viewed on March 26, 2019) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/jen-karetnick>.


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