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J. Robert Lennon

Professor

Goldwin Smith Hall, Room 339
jrl24@cornell.edu
607-255-7281

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Overview

J. Robert Lennon is the author of two story collections, Pieces For The Left Hand and See You in Paradise, and eight novels, including Familiar and Broken River. He holds an MFA from the University of Montana, and has published short fiction in The New Yorker, Harper's, Playboy, Granta, The Paris Review, Electric Literature, and elsewhere. He has been anthologized in Best American Short Stories, Best American Nonrequired Reading, and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, and he co-hosts the podcast Lunch Box, with poet Ed Skoog. His book reviews have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, and The London Review of Books.

 

    Departments/Programs

    • English

    Graduate Fields

    • Creative Writing
    • English Language and Literature

    Research

    • Creative writing (fiction): contemporary literature
    • Crime and science fiction novels
    • Very short stories
    • Experimental narrative forms

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