Josh Emmons, MFA

Assistant Professor

Graduate Faculty

MFA, Iowa Writers' Workshop

BA, Oberlin College

Office: Wilson Annex, Room 501

Phone: 732-571-7548

Email: jemmons@monmouth.edu

Fall 2014 Office Hours:
Prof. Emmons is on a leave of absence for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Regularly Taught Courses:

EN 251 - Creative Writing: Into

EN 451 - Advanced Creative Writing

EN 611 - Seminar: Fiction Writing

EN 202 - Literature II

EN 451 - Advanced Creative Writing

Research Interests:

Creative writing; American and world literature

Selected Works:

Books:

NOVELS:

Prescription for a Superior Existence (Scribner 2008, translation in Turkish)

The Loss of Leon Meed (Scribner 2005, translations in Hebrew, French, Dutch, German)


BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS:

The Secret Miracle: A Novelist’s Handbook (Henry Holt 2010)

Naming the World: And Other Creative Writing Exercises (Random House 2008)

Dirty Words: An Anthology of Erotic Terms (Bloomsbury 2008) 

Popular Press:

SHORT STORIES AND NON-FICTION:

The American Scholar, The New York Times Book Review, The San Francisco Chronicle, Details, FiveChapters, People, Canteen, Prism, Esquire.com, Cutbank, San Francisco Magazine, Powells.com, ZYZZYVA, Great River Review, Ecotone