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Wrenn (Jenny) papers and artwork
Coll2014-113  
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Description
Drawings, resumes, portfolio, correspondence, event flyers, and clippings of Jenny Wrenn, 1977-2016. Jenny Wrenn is an artist, writer, activist, and publisher from Los Angeles.
Background
Jennifer Joy Wrenn (1949-), who also writes fiction under the nom de plume of Fiona Flanner, was born in San Diego to news photographer Roger Wrenn and housewife Bettie Wrenn. She "grew up or came of age" in San Francisco where her book Those Parlor Girls is based. For twenty years she has worked as a librarian with the County of Los Angeles Public Library system. Although she has spent most of her life creating multimedia art work, she has always had a penchant for writing and took frequent courses in writing throughout her adult life. She also spent a number of years as a publisher of Clothespin Fever Press with Carolyn Weathers, publishing the work of others. It has only been while in her 60s that she decided to publish her own fiction through the ebook medium. Some of her artwork has been published with blurb.com as on-demand art books.
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet 2 boxes.
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.