Jacob Rubin

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Assistant Professor
Director of Creative Writing


Office: DH G16
Phone: 214-768-2950
Email: jarubin@smu.edu
Professional website: http://www.jacobrubin.org

Educational Background

M.F.A., The University of Mississippi


Jacob Rubin’s novel The Poser was published by Viking in 2015. The Washington Post called it “masterful,” and Kevin Brockmeier in the New York Times Book Review praised the novel for being “smart and absorbing … probing, witty.” Rubin’s writing has appeared in New York, Slate, www.newyorker.com, n+1, and the anthology Best New American Voices, among other publications. He has also written for television and film.

Areas of Interest

  • Fiction
  • Creative nonfiction
  • Screenwriting
  • Writing for television



Courses Taught

  • ENG 2390: Introduction to Creative Writing
  • ENG 3390: Advanced Creative Writing Workshop