“Josh Rolnick is a wonderful observer and a beautiful storyteller. Each story in Pulp and Paper is a path to the hearts of Rolnick’s characters, who, like you and me, strive to be their true, honest selves despite follies and weaknesses. A truly compassionate collection.”—Yiyun Li
While each story is different, each share some common threads.
Pulp and Paper is the 2011 winner of the University of Iowa's John Simmons Short Fiction Award for a first collection of short stories.
I picked up this book because it was written by an old friend; I enjoyed it and recommend it heartily because it is a good read.
This book of short stories was a pleasant surprise for me as it was published by University of Iowa Press and I really appreciate the exposure UI Press gives up and coming... Read morePublished on December 25, 2011 by Jade E
This is a compelling debut collection of short stories, carefully and meticulously rendered. While each story is different, each share some common threads. Read morePublished on December 15, 2011 by Susan G. Ratner
Josh Rolnick's characters are all wonderfully believable and honest engaged in slices of life that we can all relate and enjoy. He is a splendid writer. Read morePublished on November 22, 2011 by Ashram