About Joshua Henkin

Joshua Henkin is the author of the novel SWIMMING ACROSS THE HUDSON (Putnam, 1997), which was named a Los Angeles Times notable book of the year. His new novel, MATRIMONY, was published by Pantheon in October 2007 and was Book Sense Pick, a Borders Original Voices Selection, and a 2007 New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He lives in Brooklyn and teaches in the creative writing programs at Sarah Lawrence College and Brooklyn College, and at the Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd Street Y.

“Novels Are Such Beasts”

By January 9, 2008

From: Josh Henkin To: Nellie Hermann Re: Never Apologize Nellie– Thanks for the awfully kind words about Matrimony; I really appreciate them. I have indeed read Yates's Easter Parade, and any comparison to Yates makes me one happy guy. I … Read More

Is It Okay For Writers To Write About Writing?

By January 9, 2008

To: Joshua Henkin Re: Matrimony Jewcy presents a conversation between a Nellie Hermann, a young writer who's anticipating the publication of her first novel, and Joshua Henkin, whose novel Matrimony was called "beautiful" by Michael Cunningham and "lifelike" by Janet … Read More