Jordy Rosenberg


Confessions of the Fox longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Award



Beowulf Sheehan, a magician of a photographer, has created the wholly fantastical impression of a person who does not spend a ridiculous amount of time plunked on a couch trying and failing to write something



Entertainment Weekly, Publishers Weekly

Harper's Bazaar, Vulture/NY Mag, The Millions

Chicago Review of Books, Hollywood Reporter

The Rumpus and more



"[An] astonishing and mesmerizing debut"

-Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)



"A singular, daring, and thrilling novel: political, sexy, and cunning as a fox."

- Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review) 


"A triumphant debut - adventure and erudition meet with a loose-limbed poetry in every sentence"  

Alexander Chee



"Rosenberg is a total original, part scamp, part genius."  

Maggie Nelson




My beloved doggie, who is perhaps the only creature of interest here, is not featured in this click-through.  But you can find a photo of him in the "Events" section



Confessions of the Fox

Coming June 2018 US/Canada, July 2018 UK/AUS/NZ

Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell a profound story about gender, love, and liberation.

 Cover design, Adam Simpson

Cover design, Adam Simpson


Fiction, Essays & Media 


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