Fiction. "Adrian Van Young channels such a diversity of mighty literary voices, you'd think this book was an anthology collecting the work of the best young writers of the new generation. But in truth these stories were all written by one man: an astoundingly talented writer."—Ben Marcus
"Adrian Van Young is the secret love-child of many authors I admire, from Ambrose Bierce to H. P. Lovecraft to Sherwood Anderson to Tobias Wolff. The stories in this collection are not easily forgotten."—John Wray
|Publisher:||Black Lawrence Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Adrian Van Young teaches writing at Boston College, Boston University and Grub Street Writers Inc., a creative writing non-profit. At various points in time, he has also taught writing and literature at the Calhoun School, 826 NYC and the Buckingham, Browne and Nichols School. He received his B.A. in English from Vassar College, and his MFA in fiction from Columbia University, where he formerly taught as well. In 2008, he was the recipient of a Henfield Foundation Prize and was nominated by Columbia's faculty for inclusion in the Best New American Voices 2010 Anthology. He is currently in the midst of writing a historical novel based on the life of William H. Mumler, the father of spirit photography, and his clairvoyant wife, Hannah Mumler. His fiction and nonfiction have been published or are forthcoming in Lumina, Gigantic, Lacuna and The Believer. He lives in Somerville, MA, with his wife Darcy.