Leslie Jamison


Leslie Jamison, a VQR editor at large, is the author of the nonfiction books The Recovering (Little, Brown, 2018), The Empathy Exams (Graywolf, 2014), and most recently the essay collection Make It Scream, Make It Burn (Little, Brown, 2019), as well as the novel The Gin Closet (Free Press, 2010). Her reported essay “The Breakup Museum,” from the Spring 2018 issue of VQR, was a finalist for the National Magazine Award in Essays & Criticism. She directs the graduate nonfiction program at Columbia University.

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