Paul La Farge: Live from the Generalists' Ball



Distance Learning

I’ll be teaching a fiction workshop for the 92Y, starting in July. Presumably on Zoom. See my messy office, then forget about it, because we’ll be working. (6/4/20)


For Halloween, I was a guest on Christopher Lydon’s excellent program, Radio Open Source, for an episode on H.P. Lovecraft, with Joyce Carol Oates, Matt Ruff, and Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Horrifying! (11/1/19)


I wrote a ghost story — it’s actually a story about race, loneliness, and well-meaning people who never do anything. It has been on my mind for years; now you can read it in the Los Angeles Review of Books. (6/13/19)


The Night Ocean is out in paperback...


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Photo: Carol Shadford

Paul La Farge is the author of four novels: The Night Ocean, The Artist of the Missing, Haussmann, or the Distinction, and Luminous Airplanes; and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of Winter. His stories and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Paris Review, Harper's, and elsewhere. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Bard Fiction Prize, and fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, and the American Academy in Berlin. He lives in upstate New York.



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