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Jess Row

Associate Professor

Jess Row

Phone: (609) 771-2363
Office: Bliss Hall 228

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). He has a new novel and story collection under contract to Ecco/HarperCollins, and is also working on a collection of essays about race and American fiction, White Flights, to be published by Graywolf Press. His 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 has 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.