Jon Reiner is an award-winning author and filmmaker. He is the James Beard Award-winning author of the memoir The Man Who Couldn’t Eat, named a Best Book by The Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. His fiction, essays, criticism and humor have appeared in Esquire, The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Daily Beast, many literary publications, and been recorded for NPR. He is the writer-director of the documentary film Tree Man, shown on Netflix and in theatrical release. He is on the faculty of the Gotham Writers Workshop and has taught at Rutgers University and the University of Maryland.

Other Works

Awards and Recognition

  • James Beard Foundation Award for Feature Magazine Writing
  • Publishers Weekly Listen-Up Award for Best Audiobook