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educator , novelist

Joshua Herbert Henkin, American novelist, educator. Roy W. Cowden Memorial fellow creative writing, 1992, James fellow novel-in-progress, 1996; recipient Thomas Hoopes Prize, 1987, Fiction prize Playboy, 1992, Syndicated Fiction award Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, 1992, Avery & Julie Hopwood award major essay, 1992, award major short fiction, 1992, award major novel, 1993.


Henkin, Joshua Herbert was born on March 7, 1964 in New York City. Son of Louis and Alice (Hartman) Henkin.


Bachelor, Harvard College, 1987;Master of Fine Arts, University of Michigan, 1993.


Assistant editor Tikkun Magazine, 1987-1989. Lecturer creative writing University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1992-1993, teacher independent fiction writing workshops, since 1995. Adjunct professor creative writing University Michigan, 1994-1995.

Visiting assistant professor creative writing Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, since 1999.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: (novel) Swimming Across the Hudson, 1997, (short fiction) Getting By, 1992, Spitting Image, 1992 (nominated Pushcart prize 1992), Postcards, 1993, Juggling, 1993, Fuki's Blues, 1993, Congregants, 1993, The Fastest Animal in the World, 1994, What My Father Looked Like, 1995, Consultation, 1995, Turbulence, 2000. Contributor essays and reviews.


Louis Henkin

Alice (Hartman) Henkin