Joanna Hershon

Joanna Hershon is the author of five novels, including her most recent, 'St. Ivo.' Her writing has appeared in 'The Yale Review,' 'Granta,' 'The New York Times,' 'One Story,' 'The Virginia Quarterly Review,' and was shortlisted for the 2007 O. Henry Prize Stories. She teaches in the Creative Writing department at Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their twin sons and daughter.
Joanna Hershon

Life

That Time I Met A Boy — And Became Best Friends With His Mother

Jonathan told me I reminded him of his mother. Turns out, she and I were meant to be — we’ve been friends ever since.