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Jennifer Crystal

Instructor Consultant


About Jennifer

Jennifer Crystal holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Emerson College and a B.A. from Middlebury College. She specializes in non-fiction, especially writing to heal/narrative medicine, travel writing, memoir, personal essays, and op-eds. She is the author of Et Voilà: One Traveler's Journey from Foreigner to Francophile (Belfort and Bastion), and spoke at the 2017 Boston Book Festival about that book. Her second memoir, One Tick Stopped the Clock, is forthcoming from Legacy Book Press in September 2024. Jennifer's work has appeared in Aeon's Psyche, The Boston Globe, wbur.org, poetryandcovid.com, Transitions Abroad, Abroad View, Spry Literary Journal, and many other publications. She writes a weekly column for Global Lyme Alliance, which has received mention in CQ Researcher, The New Yorker and weatherchannel.com. Jennifer runs the Writing to Heal Immersive Program at Grub Street.

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Consulting Services

  • Manuscript Review
  • Memoir
  • Personal Essay
  • Remote Sessions
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Rate: $125/hour