Author Archives: Rob Wilstein

About Rob Wilstein

Rob Wilstein is a 2012 graduate of Grub Street's Novel Incubator program. His first novel, as yet unpublished, Big Shot, is a historical journey into life on New York’s Lower East Side during the Depression years and its effect on Harry, a young Jewish immigrant struggling to achieve success. He is currently working on a second novel, Alan Feldman, Most Likely to Succeed, in which a fifty-year-old gambling addict loses his wife and daughter, setting him on a quest to rebuild his life.

No Day at the Beach

Go Figure: Musings from the Mind of Rob Wilstein It was just past two o’clock on a Sunday afternoon in mid-November, the sun not shining, the cool of the day a harbinger of winter. The wheels of the rented mid-size…

Dissident Gardens, a novel by Jonathan Lethem

Go Figure: Musings from the Mind of Rob Wilstein Ism-ism Ev’rybody’s talkin’ ’bout Bagism, Shagism, Dragism, Madism, Ragism, Tagism This-ism, that-ism, ism ism ism – John Lennon, Give Peace a Chance Whether or not John Lennon’s 1969 rollicking peace anthem…

The Great American Novel Dream

Go Figure: Musings from the Mind of Rob Wilstein           September 1, 2013 Anya Slushpile Redem, Phazst and Sellum Literary Agents, Inc. 999 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10001 Dear Ms. Slushpile,

The Past is Perfect

Go Figure: Musings from the Mind of Rob Wilstein Do you love to exercise? Do you crave the horrible gasping for breath, cold sweat, light-headed, skin-tingling terror of being thrown from the treadmill or sideswiped by the next eighteen-wheeler on…

fishforGod.com

Go Figure: Musings from the Mind of Rob Wilstein Thank God. Goddess. Whatever. Could be a two-headed cross-dressing iguana for all any of us know. And that’s my point. We don’t know, and anyone who tells you different is a…