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Jordy Rosenberg

Jordy Rosenberg is a transgender writer and scholar. His debut novel, "Confessions of the Fox," was named one of the best books of 2018 by The New Yorker, HuffPost, and Kirkus Reviews. He is an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he teaches eighteenth-century literature and gender and sexuality studies. He has received fellowships and awards from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation, the Ahmanson Foundation/J. Paul Getty Trust, the UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th-Century Studies, the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University, and the Clarion Foundation's Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers' Workshop. He is the author of a scholarly monograph, "Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion." He lives in New York City and Northampton, Massachusetts.