Ronna was born in Chicago and educated at the University of Michigan and the University of Denver College of Law. Her collection of short stories, Second Language, won the New Rivers Press Many Voices Project Literary Competition and was published by New Rivers Press in October, 2005. It was chosen as the runner-up for the 2006 Reform Judaism Prize for Jewish Fiction. Her stories have appeared in Berkeley Fiction Review, Colorado Review, Midstream, South Dakota Review, So To Speak, and other literary journals. Wineberg has been the recipient of a 2004 fellowship in Fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the John Atherton Scholarship in Fiction at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference. Her work has been broadcast on National Public Radio. She has been a Finalist for the Willa Cather Fiction Prize and in the Moment-Karma Short Fiction Contest. She has also been awarded residencies to the Ragdale Foundation and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and has taught writing at New York University and elsewhere. Since 2000, Ronna Wineberg has been the fiction editor of the Bellevue Literary Review, published by New York University. She lives in New York with her husband and children.
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