Nora Eisenberg’s short stories, reviews, and essays have appeared in such places as The Partisan Review, The Village Voice, The Los Angeles Times, Tikkun, the Guardian UK, and Alternet. Her debut novel, The War at Home, was a Washington Post Rave Book of the Year 2002. She is the recipient of ForeWord Magazine’s Gold Prize in Fiction for her 2003 novel Just The Way You Want Me, and When You Come Home, a novel about the aftermath of Desert Storm, was a Grub Street Prize finalist. Eisenberg holds a PhD from Columbia University in English and Comparative Literature and directs the City University of New York’s Faculty Fellowship Publication Program for emerging scholars. She lives in New York City and Narrowsburg, NY.
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