Josh Rolnick, Adjunct Faculty

Josh Rolnick’s short story collection, Pulp and Paper, won the John Simmons Short Fiction Award, selected by Yiyun Li, and was published by the University of Iowa Press. His short stories have also won the Arts & Letters Fiction Prize and the Florida Review Editor’s Choice Prize. They have been published in Harvard Review, Western Humanities Review, Bellingham Review, Gulf Coast, and Storyville, and have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best New American Voices.

Rolnick, a graduate of the M.A. in Writing Program, is the former fiction editor of the literary journal Unstuck; he is a board advisor for the journal A Public Spaceas well as a fiction advisor for the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature. Rolnick teaches fiction writing at both the Johns Hopkins M.A. in Writing program and the Sackett Street Writers Workshop in Brooklyn, N.Y. He has worked as an editor at the Stanford Social Innovation Reviewand Momentmagazine, and is currently president of Sh’ma Institute, which publishes Sh’ma Now, a journal of Jewish sensibilities. He serves on the board of trustees of the Jewish Book Council.