Jennifer Murphy

Jennifer Murphy’s memoir, First Responder, follows her journey to becoming an EMT and working during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Her work has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies including Mississippi Review, Joyful Noise, Words in Your Face, Uncommon Bonds, and Tell Me Who You Are. Her nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times, Forbes and Institutional Investor, among other media outlets. As a performer, Jennifer has featured at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater and TED. She maintains a parallel career as a crisis manager and investigator. Jennifer graduated with a B.A. from Syracuse University, an M.A. from the University of Chicago, and an M.F.A. from New York University. She is an EMT in Brooklyn, where she lives.