St. John Hall, Room B40-10
M.F.A., 1992, Columbia University, Fiction
B.A., 1988, Oberlin College, English
Gabriel Brownstein joined the faculty at St. John’s in the fall
of 2005. His short story collection, The Curious Case of
Benjamin Button, Apt. 3W (W.W. Norton & Co.), won the
PEN/Hemingway Award in 2002, was a finalist for the Koret Jewish
Book Award, and was named as one of the New York Public Library’s
25 Books to Remember of 2002. His novel, The Man from Beyond
(W.W. Norton & Co.), was a New York Times Book Review Editor’s
Choice, and one of Booklist’s Top 10 Historical Novels in
2005. His book reviews and criticism have appeared in The
Village Voice, The Boston Globe, and The New Leader. His work
has been translated into Dutch and French.
Previous to working at St. John’s, he taught writing at the
State University of New York at Stony Brook.