Creative Writing Past Faculty

Boris Fishman

Boris Fishman headshot

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Boris Fishman is the author of A Replacement Life and Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo (HarperCollins, 2016), both New York Times Notable Books of the Year. He has won the Sophie Brody Medal from the American Library Association and the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. His journalism, essays, and criticism have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and Book Review, The Guardian, Travel & Leisure, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, The London Review of Books, The New Republic, and other publications. Savage Feast, a family memoir told through recipes, was published by HarperCollins in the spring of 2019.


Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo | New York Times Book Review

100 Notable Books of 2016 | New York Times