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Jordana Frankel

Summer Precollege Programs Creative Writing Instructor


Jordana Frankel is the author of two young adult dystopian novels (The Ward, 2013 and The Isle, 2016) and is currently at work on a contemporary science fiction novel for adults. She holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from Hollins University, and a B.A. in creative writing and literature from Goucher College, where she taught as the Kratz Writer-in-Residence in 2015. Jordana also has experience in the publishing world; while living in New York City she worked as a literary assistant, scavenging the slush pile for manuscripts to pass along to the lead agent. At The Book Report Network she worked on marketing strategies for NYT bestsellers like Suzanne Collins’ Mockingjay and Lauren Kate’s Fallen. Jordana can be found at various coffee shops around South Florida, writing by hand and dreaming up the impossible-made-possible.


M.F.A., Hollins University
B.A., Goucher College