Brian Morton

Brian Morton’s previous books include the novels Starting Out in the Evening and Florence Gordon and the memoir Tasha. A member of the faculty in writing at Sarah Lawrence College, he has received the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Koret Jewish Book Award for Fiction, and the Pushcart Prize, and has been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Kirkus Prize for Fiction. The former director of the MFA Writing Program at Sarah Lawrence, he has taught in the MFA writing programs at Bennington College and New York University. He lives outside New York City with his wife, Heather Harpham.