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Josh Emmons Josh Emmons

Associate Professor
Office: 0121 ARTS
E-mail: josh.emmons@ucr.edu


Josh Emmons has written two novels, The Loss of Leon Meed and Prescription for a Superior Existence, which have been translated into several languages. With a Masters in Fine Arts from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he’s taught creative writing at Grinnell College, Monmouth University and Loyola University New Orleans, among other schools. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, ZYZZYVA, Esquire, The American Scholar and The San Francisco Chronicle, and his stories have been honorably noted in The Best American Non-Required Reading. He is currently at work on a third novel and a short story collection.