Jay Neugeboren

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Jay Neugeboren is the author of 22 books, including five prize-winning novels, four collections of award-winning stories, and two prize-winning books of non-fiction. His stories and essays have appeared widely: in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times (Op-Ed), The Atlantic Monthly, The American Scholar, Psychiatric Services, Commonweal, The Gettysburg Review, , etc., and have been reprinted in more than 50 anthologies, including Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories.
He has been the recipient of many awards, including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Massachusetts Council on the Arts, and is the only author to have won six consecutive Syndicated Fiction Prizes. An award-winning documentary based on his book Imagining Robert has been appearing nationally on PBS stations since 2004, and his screenplay for The Hollow Boy (PBS/American Playhouse) won several prizes, including “Best Television Screenplay of the Year” from The Los Angeles Times.
He was Professor and Writer-in-Residence for many years at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and has taught at other universities, including Stanford, Columbia, Indiana, S.U.N.Y. at Old Westbury, and Freiburg (Germany). He lives on the Upper West Side of New York City, where he is on the faculty of the Writing Program of the Graduate School of the Arts at Columbia University.
His archive is housed at the Harry Ransom Humanities Center in Austin, Texas.

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