blackbirdonline journalSpring 2016  Vol. 15 No. 1
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BORIS FISHMAN

Boris Fishman is the author of two novels, most recently Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo (Harper, 2016). His first novel, A Replacement Life (Harper, 2014), was one of The New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2014, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick, winner of the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, and winner of the Sophie Brody Medal from the American Library Association. He edited the anthology Wild East: Stories from the Last Frontier (Justin, Charles & Co., 2003). His journalism, essays, and criticism have appeared in in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and Sunday Book Review, New Republic, The Nation, the London Review of BooksThe Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, and other publications. He is the recipient of residencies and fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, among others. He earned his MFA in fiction from New York University.  end