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Jordy Rosenberg

Professor, Associated MFA Faculty

Jordy Rosenberg is the author of the novel Confessions of the Fox and a forthcoming hybrid work, The Day Unravels What the Night Has Woven (both from One World/Random House), as well as a scholarly monograph about 18th-century religious enthusiasts. Confessions of the Fox was a New York Times Editors Choice selection, shortlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, a Lambda Literary Award, a Publishing Triangle Award, the UK Historical Writers Association Debut Crown Award, and longlisted for The Dublin Literary Award.  Confessions has been recognized by The New Yorker, the Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Kirkus Reviews, LitHub, Electric Literature and the Feminist Press, among other places, as one of the Best Books of 2018. Jordy’s work has been supported by fellowships and residencies from The Lannan Foundation, The Ahmanson-Getty Foundation, and the UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies.

Courses Recently Taught

Spring 2022

ENG 781-02 Imaginative Writing: Fiction - Literary Transports