People at Writers House

Jacob Suskewicz

Jacob Suskewicz is the Director of the Writing Program for the Doctorate in Social Work (DSW) Program at Rutgers University, as well as an Instructor in the Rutgers Department of English where he teaches Creative Writing. He earned his MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from The New School in 2009, and is at work on his debut novel, Set a Fire Burning, the first chapter of which was selected by Benjamin Percy as the winner of The New School’s Graduate Writing Program Chapbook Contest, and was published by The New School Chapbook Series in 2010. A faculty member of the Rutgers School of Social Work, his research interests include narrative case studies and narrative theory, with a focus on developing a pedagogy for teaching writing to clinicians using a traditional writing workshop approach, combined with digital literacy and multimedia composition.

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