Boris Fishman

Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

Boris Fishman is the author of the novels A Replacement Life (which won the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and the American Library Association’s Sophie Brody Medal) and Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo, both New York Times Notable Books of the Year, and Savage Feast, a family memoir told through recipes, all from HarperCollins, which will also publish his new novel, The Unwanted, in 2025. He has taught creative writing at Princeton University and the University of Montana, and has contributed journalism to The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Travel + Leisure (where he is a contributing writer), Saveur, Food & Wine, The American Scholar, New York Magazine, Politico, and many other publications.