Jillian Pretzel is a recent New Yorker, long-time vegetarian, and unteachable yogi. She has an MFA in creative writing, an MA in English, and an addiction to french fries. She enjoys writing about relationships and pop culture, watching Netflix with her husband, and talking to strangers' dogs.
June 2019 - Today
October 2018 - Today
September 2017 - December 2019
California School of the Arts
Creative Writing teacher
Masters of Arts in English/Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
Chapman University / 2018
MA thesis: “Feminism and Ann Beattie: Feminist Expectations from 1974 to 2001”
MFA thesis: "Because You Like Owls: Fiction and Nonfiction Essays"
Bachelors in Philosophy/Bachelors in Religious Studies
Minor in Women's and Gender Studies
University of Redlands / 2013
Thesis: "Theories of Tolerance and the Duty of the Citizen of the Multicultural Society"