Jordan Rosenfeld is an author, editor, and writing teacher.
Jordan is author of the suspense novels Women in Red, Forged in Grace and Night Oracle as well as the writing guides, How to Write a Page Turner, Writing the Intimate Character, Writing Deep Scenes (with Martha Alderson), A Writer’s Guide to Persistence: How to Create a Lasting & Productive Writing Practice , Make a Scene: Crafting a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time, and, with Rebecca Lawton, Write Free: Attracting the Creative Life.
Jordan’s articles, essays and short fiction have appeared or are forthcoming in such publications as The Atlantic, AlterNet, The Billfold, DAME, Eating Well, Coachella Review, Creative Live, Daily Beast, GOOD Magazine, Full Grown People, Literary Mama, Medium, mental_floss,Modern Loss, Quartz, The New York Times, Ozy, Pacific Standard, Paste, Physicians Practice, Publisher’s Weekly, Rewire Me, Role/Reboot, Salon, San Francisco Chronicle, Second Nexus, Scientific American, Smokelong Quarterly, Stir Journal, VICE, the Washington Post, The Weeklings, The Writer, Writer’s Digest and You, Inc. Her book commentaries have appeared on The California Report, a news-magazine produced by NPR-affiliate KQED radio.
Jordan holds an MFA in Creative Writing & Literature from the Bennington Writing Seminars and a B.A. in Liberal Studies from the Hutchins School. A former resident of Petaluma, California, she created and hosted the LiveWire Literary Salon at Zebulon’s lounge, and Word by Word: Conversations with Writers, on KRCB radio, a radio program interviewing well-known writers such as TC Boyle, Louise Erdrich and others, which won an NEA Chairman’s grant in 2004.
She lives among the garlic and the mushrooms in Northern California with her husband, young son and their two cats, Pickles and Elvert.