Bio

Sharon Pomerantz’s first novel Rich Boy, now out in paperback, was the winner of the National Jewish Book Award for Debut Fiction, and was chosen by Entertainment Weekly as one of the Ten Best Novels of 2010, and by Booklist as one of the Ten Best First Novels of 2010. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals, as well as on NPR’s Selected Shorts program, and her story “Ghost Knife,” originally published in Ploughshares, was included in Best American Short Stories 2003. As a nonfiction writer, Sharon has written for the Forward, Hadassah Magazine and The Chicago Tribune. She currently teaches writing at the University of Michigan.