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Jenny Heijun Wills

Jenny Heijun Wills Title: Professor and Chancellor's Research Chair
Building: Ashdown


Jenny Heijun Wills the author of the multi-award winning Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related: A Memoir (McClelland & Stewart, Penguin Random House Canada, 2019), co-editor of Adoption & Multiculturalism (University of Michigan Press, 2020) and Teaching Asian North American Texts (Modern Language Association Press, 2022). She is the University of Winnipeg’s 2020-2023 Chancellor’s Research Chair. She has a forthcoming book of personal essays (Knopf, Penguin Random House Canada, 2024). She has published several short form works, both fiction and non-fiction.


Teaching Areas:

critical race studies, asian/north american, creative writing