Courtney Zoffness


Courtney Zoffness received the 2018 Sunday Times Short Story Award, the largest international prize for short fiction, as well as an Emerging Writers Fellowship from The Center for Fiction, a Bread Loaf Writers Conference scholarship, and two residencies from The MacDowell Colony. Her work has appeared recently in The Southern Review, Longreads, The Rumpus, Los Angeles Review of Books, and the McSweeney’s anthology, Indelible in the Hippocampus: Writings from the Me Too Movement. She won the American Literary Review Fiction Prize, the Susan Atefat Prize in Creative Nonfiction from Arts & Letters, and had a Notable essay in Best American Essays 2018. Courtney directs the Creative Writing Program at Drew University, where she’s an Assistant Professor of English.