Jonathan P. Eburne lives and works in Central Pennsylvania, where he teaches literature at Penn State University.
Jonathan P. Eburne is a professor of Comparative Literature, English, and French and Francophone studies at the Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of Outsider Theory: Intellectual Histories of Unorthodox Ideas (2018), which received the 2020 James Russell Lowell Prize from the Modern Language Association; and Surrealism and the Art of Crime (2008). He is coeditor of four other books: Leonora Carrington and the International Avant-Garde (with Catriona McAra, 2017); The Year’s Work in Nerds, Wonks, and Neocons (with Benjamin Schreier, 2017); The Year’s Work in the Oddball Archive (with Judith Roof, 2016); and Paris, Modern Fiction, and the Black Atlantic (with Jeremy Braddock, 2013).
He is founding co-editor (with Amy J. Elias) and former Editor-in-Chief of the award-winning ASAP/Journal, and founder and acting past President of ISSS: the International Society for the Study of Surrealism. He is also the series editor of the “Refiguring Modernism” book series at the Pennsylvania State University Press.