Joanna Jeanne Scott, American writer, English language educator. Recipient Richard and Hinde Rosenthal award American Academy-Institute Arts and Letters, 1991, finalist Pulitzer Prize, 1997; fellow Guggenheim Foundation, 1988, MacArthur Foundation, since 1992; Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association faulkner nomination, 1991, 95.
- Assistant professor English University Maryland, College Park, 1987-1988. From assistant to professor University Rochester, New York, 1988-1995, professor, since 1995.
- Revolution and Arrogance
- It is a Friday night in September of 1962-the opening night for high school football in western Pennsylvania-when football player Douglas Mitchell first sees the girl who stops his heart with her eyes.
- Various Antidotes: Stories
- This collection of stories by the author of Arrogance contains tales featuring real and imaginary figures drawn from the history of science and medicine and capturing their peculiar obsessions.
- Arrogance: A Novel
- In Joanna Scott's breakthrough novel the Austrian artist Egon Schiele comes to prismatic life in a narrative that defies convention, history, and identity.
- The Manikin: A Novel
- The Manikin is not a mannequin, but the curious estate of Henry Craxton, Sr.
1987 - 1988
1988 - 1995