Robert Isenberg is a freelance writer, playwright, photographer, stage performer, and documentary filmmaker. He is a past recipient of the Brickenridge Fellowship, McDowell Scholarship, Trespass Residency, and two Golden Quill Awards. He earned his MFA in Creative Writing from Chatham University, where he served as Whitford Fellow, the program’s highest honor. Originally from Vermont, he lived in Pittsburgh for 16 years. For two years he lived in Costa Rica, where he served as a staff writer for The Tico Times. He freelances widely and teaches for numerous institutions, including Arizona State University.
Robert was recently named the newest contributing editor for Providence Monthly. He is now based in his native New England.
This site catalogues his diverse body of work.
I enjoy your columns. We live in Ciudad Colon and in Chester, VT
I found you via your Goodreads review on The Jungle that you wrote 10 years ago!
Keep up the great work.
Thank you so much, Jennifer! I am astonished how much mileage I’ve gotten out of that screwball review—still makes me chuckle. I appreciate the lookup! Make yourself at home. I like to think there’s lots to see 🙂