Jonathan Liebson's fiction and reviews have appeared in Chelsea, Fifth Wednesday Journal, South Dakota Review, Meridian, Harvard Review, American Book Review, and The Georgia Review, among others, and his work also appears in the anthology Naming the World: and Other Exercises for the Creative Writer (Random House). His work has been selected for the InterAct Theatre Company's Writing Aloud series, in Philadelphia, and been honored by The Atlantic Monthly and the William Faulkner-William Wisdom's annual fiction competition. He grew up in Wilmette, in suburban Chicago, and earned his B.A. from Wesleyan University in French literature and international politics. He also holds an M.A. in Modern literature from the University of Kent (Canterbury, UK), where he studied as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar; and he earned an MFA in fiction from NYU, where he was a fellow in expository writing.
Jonathan has lived in Paris, France; Socorro, New Mexico; Canterbury, England; Charleston, South Carolina; and Oxford, Ohio; and has taught at the College of Charleston, Miami U. of Ohio, NYU, and Gotham Writers' Workshop. He currently lives in New York City and teaches writing and literature at Eugene Lang College of The New School and at NYU's School of Continuing and Professional Studies. His Homepage photograph is from his roofdeck in Greenwich Village, and other of his photographs can be seen by visiting the Photogallery link above.