Jonathan Escoffery


Jonathan Escoffery is the winner of the Plimpton Prize for Fiction, the Waasnode Fiction Prize, and the Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award. His writing has appeared, or is forthcoming, in The Paris ReviewAmerican Short Fiction, ZYZZYVAAGNI, Pleiades, Creative NonfictionThe Best American Magazine Writing 2020, and elsewhere. He has received fellowships and distinctions from the National Endowment for the Arts, the American Society of Magazine Editors, Aspen Words, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, Kimbilio Fiction, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, The Best American Short Stories anthology, and elsewhere. Jonathan is a doctoral fellow in the University of Southern California’s Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature Program.