Two time PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
Winner of The Los Angeles TimeS Book Award
Adam Haslett is the author of three critically acclaimed and national bestselling works of fiction, the novel Imagine Me Gone (Little, Brown, 2016), a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award and winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award; You Are Not a Stranger Here (Anchor, 2003), named one of the five best books of the year by Time Magazine, also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and winner of the PEN/Malamud Award and the L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award; and Union Atlantic (Nan A. Talese, 2010), winner of a Lambda Literary Award and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize. His books have been translated into eighteen languages, and his journalism on culture and politics has appeared in The Financial Times, Esquire, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, The Nation, and The Atlantic Monthly.
Discussing his development as a writer, Haslett notes, “I believe you write the book you want to read. As a reader what I craved was some recognition, however refracted, of the tumult of lived experience, of the pain and absurdity of trying to reach other human beings with some modicum of honesty and openness.”
Haslett has been awarded the Berlin Prize by the American Academy in Berlin, and a Guggenheim fellowship. In 2016, he received the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts & Letters. A graduate of Swarthmore College, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and Yale Law School, he has been a visiting professor at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Columbia University.
He lives in New York City.
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