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Jordy Rosenberg

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Jordy Rosenberg is the author of the novel Confessions of the Fox (One World/Random House, 2018). A New York Times Editors' Choice Selection, Confessions has been 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 was named by The New Yorker, among other places, as one of the Best Books of 2018.

He has received fellowships and awards from the Whiting Foundation, the Ahmanson Foundation/J. Paul Getty Trust, the UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University, and the Clarion Foundation’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop. Rosenberg is also a scholar and Professor of Literature at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, where he teaches eighteenth-century literature and gender and sexuality studies.