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Jotham Burrello
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Jotham Burrello

Jotham Burrello


Part-Time Faculty
- Fiction

Email: jburrello@colum.edu

Jotham Burrello is an arts entrepreneur—writer, publisher, editor, video and radio producer, and creative writing instructor at Columbia College Chicago, where he created and now directs the Publishing Lab, a resource for emerging writers, and the Review Lab, an online forum for reviewing and writing. In 2010 he founded Elephant Rock Books, an award-winning press of fiction and nonfiction, the publishing imprint of his video production company, Elephant Rock Productions. He’s the author of the eHandbook for Writers, a guide to starting a writing career. With Janet Burroway, he co-wrote and produced the instructional DVD, So, Is It Done? Navigating the Revision Process, and Submit! The Unofficial Guide to Submitting Short Prose. His writing has appeared in literary journals and the Christian Science Monitor. He is the former editor of Sport Literate, a journal of creative nonfiction. Burrello lives (and drives a tractor) on Muddy Feet Flower Farm in Ashford, CT.