Confessions of the Fox, A Conversation between Author Jordy Rosenberg and Susan Stryker

Literary Event

Thursday, November 5, 2020 — 5:30 PM PDT
Online Event

Jordy Rosenberg stands looking in to the camera with a slight smile, while standing in front of a brick walkway, in black and white.

Presented by We Are The Voices, the Mills College Trans Studies Speaker Series, and Contemporary Writers Series.

 Jordy Rosenberg (Professor of English, University of Massachusetts-Amherst) is the author of the breakout novel, Confessions of the Fox, a faux memoir of the 18th-century folk hero Jack Sheppard (the real life inspiration for the Mack the Knife character in Brecht’s Threepenny Opera). An explicitly fictionalized and speculative history of queer and trans sexuality, the novel tells a profound story about gender, love, and liberation.

Jordy will be in conversation with Susan Stryker, whose fall seminar at Mills is “Trans-Historical Meta-Fictional  Narrative in Jordy Rosenberg’s Confessions of the Fox.”

We Are the Voices is made possible by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.