Jordan E. Rosenfeld is a fiction writer, freelance journalist and editor. She is  author of the books, Make A Scene: Crafting a Powerful Story One Scene at a Time (Writer’s Digest Books) and Write Free! Attracting the Creative Life with Rebecca Lawton (BeijaFlor Books). She also edited Zebulon Nights: An Anthology of LiveWire Readers (Word Riot Press, 2002).


 Jordan teaches writing classes through Write Livelihood (, and Writer’s Digest University. Check out the Classes/Events page for upcoming.

Jordan’s freelance journalism has appeared in such publications as AlterNet.orgHospitality Style,  Marin magazine, the North Bay Bohemian, the Pacific Sun, Seattle Conscious Choice, the San Francisco Chronicle, the St. Petersburg Times, Times, the Writer and Writer’s Digest. Her book reviews are regularly featured on The California Report, a news-magazine produced by NPR-affiliate KQED radio.

She holds an MFA in Fiction and Literature from the Bennington Writing Seminars, and a BA from the Hutchins School. Her essays and stories have appeared in literary journals and magazines such as the Dickens Literary Journal, the Blue Moon Review, Night Train, the Pedastal Magazine, Pindeldyboz, Opium, LitPot, Spoiled Ink, the Summerset Review, Void Magazine, Zaum and in literary anthologies. Her fiction has also been performed by actors as part of the Page on Stage project in Santa Rosa.

For three years, Jordan hosted the literary radio program Word by Word: Conversations with Writers,which received an NEA Chairman’s grant for literary projects in 2005, on NPR-affiliate KRCB radio. She interviewed authors such as T.C. Boyle, Aimee Bender, Louise Erdrich, and Mary Gaitskill.

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