Jonathan Papernick

Jonathan Papernick is the author of the story collections The Ascent of Eli Israel and There Is No Other. His fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies. Dara Horn calls Papernick “an utterly original writer,” and The New York Times writes, “There is a muscular certainty to the best of Papernick’s stories.” Papernick has taught fiction writing at Pratt Institute, Brandeis University, Bar Ilan University, and GrubStreet. A Toronto native, Papernick lives with his wife and two sons outside Boston, where he is a Senior Writer-in-Residence at a Boston-area college.

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