I write Short Stories, Novels.
I currently live in Brooklyn. I am also a parent.
Joanna Hershon is the author of Swimming, The Outside of August, and a third novel, The German Bride. Her writing has appeared in One Story, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Post Road, the literary anthology Brooklyn Was Mine, and was shortlisted for the 2007 O. Henry Prize Stories. She teaches in the Undergraduate Creative Writing department at Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the painter Derek Buckner, and their twin sons.