Johanna Stoberock

Adjunct Assistant Professor of English and General Studies
Olin East 212
(509) 527-5847 (phone), 527-5039 (fax)
stoberj@whitman.edu

Johanna Stoberock earned a BA from Wesleyan University and an MFA in Fiction from the University of Washington, where she was the recipient of the James W. Hall prize for fiction. Her novel, City of Ghosts, was published by W.W. Norton in 2003. Her short fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in Copper Nickel, Eclipse, the Wilson Quarterly, The Seattle Weekly, and The Seattle Times, among other publications. She has received residencies at the Corporation of Yaddo, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Millay Colony. Johanna has taught creative writing at the University of Washington, the Wesleyan Writers Conference, and the Washington State Penitentiary.

In addition to her work as a fiction writer and teacher, Johanna has extensive experience in both magazine and book publishing. She has worked as a book editor for William Morrow, Scribner, and Grove Atlantic, and as a research editor at numerous magazines including Men's Journal and Rolling Stone.