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 His first novel, as yet unpublished, Big Shot, is a historical journey into life on New York’s Lower East Side during the Depression years and its effect on Harry, a young Jewish immigrant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,