Author Archives: Jen Johnson

About Jen Johnson

Jen Johnson is a 2016 graduate of the Grub Street Novel Incubator program and a member of the program’s alumni board. She was a Donovan Urban Teaching Scholar at Boston College and now teaches ESL to elementary school students. Jen lives with her husband and two young children outside of Boston.

Timeout for Teachers

Dear Teacher, By this point, you’ve survived the flu, the stomach bug, and emotional outbursts from that one student in your classroom who never, ever misbehaves at home. “No problem,” you tell your principal as you wonder if the bottle…