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Jordy Rosenberg

Jordy Rosenberg is an Associate Professor of Literature at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He is the recipient of fellowships and awards from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation, The Ahmanson Foundation/J. Paul Getty Trust, The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University, and the Clarion Foundation/Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Workshop. He is the author of Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion (Oxford University Press, 2011), and of Confessions of the Fox (Random House, 2018), a fictionalized history of the origins of testosterone extraction and synthesis, set in an alternate 18th-century, and narrated by the period’s most infamous jailbreak artist. Rosenberg’s fiction, experimental prose, and scholarly work have recently appeared in Fence, The Common, Salvage Quarterly, PMLA, GLQ, and Theory & Event.