Jenny Kingsley

Jenny Kingsley is a journalist, short story writer and poet. She is American by birth. For most of her adult life, Jenny has lived in London with her husband and two sons.

Jenny received her first degree in social anthropology from the London School of Economics.  She has a Master’s degree in Government from Georgetown University and a Master’s degree in  Creative and Life Writing from Goldsmiths College.

Jenny’s work has appeared in British and American publications – newspapers, women’s magazines, and literary and specialist magazines including The Art Book, Blackmore Vale Magazine, The Berkshire Eagle (‘Letter from London’), Church Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Financial Times,  Pen Pusher, Petits Propos Culinaires and South Bank Poetry.

Jenny writes features regularly for the online arts journal Cassone.

Jenny has also undertaken considerable charitable community work and indeed she used to be an elected politician, serving as a councillor in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Jenny also ran for parliament. She is a working committee member for the UK Branch of the National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington DC; this organisation aims to highlight and promote the work of contemporary and historic women artists.

You can view some of Jenny’s published work through the links below:



             ‘Kettle’s Yard - The Pearl of Cambridge’  -  The Art Book

                      ‘It’s all gain without the pain’  -  The Daily Telegraph

                            ‘Steam ahead’  -  Blackmore Vale Magazine

                                    ‘Language of hope - forged in steel’  -  Church Times

                                             ‘Renaissance Women Artists’  -  Cassone

Short stories -

            ‘The Babysitter’  - Bodies of Work, Newnham College, Cambridge  

                   ‘Brooklyn Tempest’  -  Goldfish 2009       

                          ‘Belinda’s Road’  -  Goldfish 2010 

Please contact Jenny at jennykingsley @, mobile +44 (0) 7899 796525

For Jenny's CV click here.pdf