Photo by J. Adam Fenster, University of Rochester

Joanna Scott is the author of ten novels, including Arrogance, a PEN-Faulkner finalist, The Manikin, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and Follow Me, a New York Times Notable Book.  She has also published two collections of short fiction, Various Antidotes and Everybody Loves Somebody​. 

Awards include a MacArthur Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Ambassador Book Award from the English-Speaking Union, and the Rosenthal Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  

Scott is the Roswell Smith Burrows Professor of English at the University of Rochester.