J. Robert Lennon is an American writer of prose fiction. He was born in 1970 and raised in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Lennon received his BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992. After working briefly in Wyoming, he entered the creative writing program at the University of Montana. Lennon received his MFA in 1995, then taught English at a number of colleges, chiefly Cornell University; he has been Director of Creative Writing at Cornell since 2011. Lennon has published seven novels and three collections of short fiction. He also writes, performs, and records music, as the solo artist Inverse Room and in the duo The Bemus Point. Lennon wrote and recorded 100 short songs to complement his 2005 collection of 100 stories,

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Citation: Hendricks, Ted. "J. Robert Lennon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 12 January 2017 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=13562, accessed 03 October 2023.]

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