Jonathan Corcoran

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2024 Participant · Non-Fiction · Memoir

Jonathan Corcoran
Jonathan Corcoran

Jonathan is the author of the memoir, No Son of Mine (April 2024, University Press of Kentucky), and the story collection, The Rope Swing (2016, WVU Press), which was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards and long-listed for The Story Prize. His essays and stories have been published and anthologized widely, including in Belt Magazine, Salvation South, Still: The Journal, Best Gay Stories, and the Oxford University Press textbook, How Writing Works. He received a BA in Literary Arts from Brown University and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Rutgers University-Newark. Jonathan teaches writing at New York University and in the low-residency MFA program at West Virginia Wesleyan College. He was born and raised in a small town in West Virginia and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. Learn more at

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Book Title(s)

  • No Son of Mine: A Memoir

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