Jennifer Tomscha

Jennifer Tomscha
Director of the Writing Program, Senior Lecturer
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595112

Jennifer Tomscha is the Director of the Writing Program and Senior Lecturer at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she was lecturer at the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan's New England Literature Program. She holds an MFA from the University of Michigan, an MTS from Harvard University, and a BA from Luther College.

She has published fiction in the literary magazine Glimmer Train, among others.

She was awarded a 2011 Helen Zell Postgraduate Fellowship in Creative Writing and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.



  • MFA in Creative Writing, Fiction
    University of Michigan
  • MTS, Religion and Literature
    Harvard University

Courses Taught

  • Global Perspectives on Culture - Workshop
  • Global Perspectives on Society - Writing Workshop 
  • Intermediate Creative Writing Craft Course
  • Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Perspectives on Humanities: Stories of the End Times  
  • Writing as Inquiry (Writing II)