Mailing Address:
Creative Writing Program
English Department
University of Notre Dame
233 Decio Hall
Notre Dame IN 46556


Samford University, BA in English

Area of writing: Poetry


While attending university, Jillian was commissioned to write poetry for Samford's Wind Ensemble Concert Series and the Samford Crimson. Additionally, they worked as a research fellow for the Jefferson County Memorial Project and researched the history and trauma of lynchings and police brutality in Birmingham, Alabama. Upon graduating, Jillian received the 2020 Vivian Lankford Campbell Creative Writing Award for achievement and excellence in poetry. Their poetry, fiction, and research have been published in Margins Magazine, hoax! zine, and Our Hearts Still Beat Volume One, and their most recent poetry can be found in various issues of Wide Angle: A Journal of Literature and Film.