Jordan Kisner


I write essays, features, and reviews for n+1, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, The Believer, and others. My first book, THIN PLACES, will be published on March 3, 2020, by Farrar Straus & Giroux.

This essay received a 2016 Pushcart Prize. This one was selected for publication in Best American Essays 2016. I hold an MFA from Columbia University, and I’ve been awarded fellowships and residencies from PioneerWorks, the Millay Colony for the Arts, Art OMI, and others.

Other hats: teacher of creative writing at Columbia University; creative team at Tables of Contents; mentor-editor for The Op-Ed Project; California transplant.

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