Jenny Maloney

Jenny Maloney

Jenny Maloney is a writer and performer based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. While primarily a fiction writer, she also crafts plays, poetry, essays, and reviews.

Mostly, she writes dark fiction her mother hates.

As an active member of Colorado’s theatre community, she writes, produces, directs, and performs in some of the most innovative theatre in Colorado Springs. Over the...
Jenny Maloney is a writer and performer based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. While primarily a fiction writer, she also crafts plays, poetry, essays, and reviews.

Mostly, she writes dark fiction her mother hates.

As an active member of Colorado’s theatre community, she writes, produces, directs, and performs in some of the most innovative theatre in Colorado Springs. Over the past eight years, she has been involved, in some capacity, in over 25 productions. As a playwright, she co-wrote two of Springs Ensemble Theatre’s holiday productions: The Gnome in the Room and Stocking Stuffers. She adapted and directed SET’s gender-swapped adaptation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Her ten-minute plays have been produced in several venues in Colorado Springs as well as Pueblo. She has been a workshop leader for Theatreworks’ Intergenerational Playwrighting Workshop Series.

Jenny holds a BA in Creative Writing from CSU-Pueblo. Her short work is published internationally and appears in NeoSapiens, All Worlds Wayfarer, Dissections, Across the Margins, Shimmer, among others.


Plays

  • Gnome in the Room
    Ten year old Joel's parents have divorced right before Christmas. In a desperate effort to cheer him up, his mother brings him to the family cabin in the woods...where he must navigate elves, gnomes, a Sexy Delivery Man, and one weirdo to keep the Christmas spirit alive. (And, you know, get a Nintendo Entertainment Center.)
  • Mary Kelly's Window: A Play of Jack the Ripper's Crimes
    When Mary Jane Kelly, a young woman struggling to escape the abyss of 1880’s Whitechapel, London, finds herself at the epicenter of the most gruesome series of murders the world has ever seen, she fights to keep her friends and hope for the future alive.