Sheri Joseph

Sheri JosephSheri Joseph is the author of the novels Where You Can Find Me (Thomas Dunne Books 2013) and Stray (MacAdam/Cage 2007), as well as a cycle of stories, Bear Me Safely Over (Grove/Atlantic 2002). She has received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship and the Grub Street National Book Prize, among other awards. She lives in Atlanta and teaches in the creative writing program of Georgia State University. As Professor of English at Georgia State University, Joseph teaches Creative Writing and is associate editor of Five Points literary magazine. Her short story “Imprints” was selected as one of the “Distinguished Stories of 2009” in Best American Short Stories. “The Elixir,” a story included in Bear Me Safely Over, was a finalist for the National Magazine Award.  She has been awarded fellowships from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, The Kenyon Writers’ Workshop, the Hawthornden International Retreat for Writers, the Hambidge Center, the Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo.