Prof. Gabriel Brownstein


Prof. Gabriel Brownstein

Associate Professor

B.A., Oberlin College

M.F.A., Columbia University



Research Focus: Fiction

Gabriel Brownstein has been at St. John’s since 2005, and teaches courses in creative writing and in contemporary literature.

He is the author of a collection of stories, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Apt 3W (W. W. Norton), winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award, and a novel, The Man from Beyond, a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice. His stories have appeared in The Harvard Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, The Literary Review, Agni, Francis Ford Coppola’s: Zoetrope, and elsewhere. He has written reviews and criticism for a number of newspapers, journals, magazines and websites, including The Guardian, The Village Voice, The Boston Globe, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Commonweal, and he contributed the introduction for the Barnes and Noble edition of Portrait of a Lady.