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Jess Row is the author of a novel, Your Face In Mine (Riverhead, 2014), and two collections of short stories, Nobody Ever Gets Lost (FiveChapters Books, 2011) and The Train to Lo Wu (Dial Press/Random House, 2005). His first collection of essays, White Flights: Race, Fiction, and the American Imagination, will be published by Graywolf Press in summer 2019. He’s also working on a new novel and story collection, under contract to Ecco/HarperCollins.
Jess’s fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Tin House, Granta, Ploughshares, American Short Fiction, Witness, Harvard Review, Conjunctions, and three times in The Best American Short Stories. He received a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship in Fiction and Nonfiction, and has also received a Whiting Writers Award, an NEA Fellowship in Fiction, a PEN/O. Henry Award, and two Pushcart Prizes. In 2007 he was named one of Granta’s “Best Young American Novelists.” He regularly writes nonfiction and criticism for The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, Threepenny Review, Boston Review, and other venues. He received his B.A. in English from Yale University and his M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan, and has taught in the writing programs at NYU, Vermont College of Fine Arts, and the City University of Hong Kong.
Jess’s website is jessrow.com, and he can be found on Twitter at row_ie_argument.