Jotham Burrello

Speed of Life

Jotham Burrello teaches in the Fiction Writing Department at Columbia College Chicago where he directs the publishing lab, a resource for emerging writers. His writing has appeared in Eleven Eleven, Oyez Review, Pennsylvania English, Christian Science Monitor and elsewhere. His novel, Fall River, is currently in search of a home. His multimedia company, Elephant Rock Productions published the anthology All Hands On, The 2nd Hand Reader, and produced two critically acclaimed instructional DVDs for writers featuring, among others, Janet Burroway, Robert Olen Butler, Joe Meno, and Rosellen Brown. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two boys, but if you read his essay, you know what’s in the works.