Paul La Farge

Paul La Farge is the author of four books and numerous short stories and essays. He has written two novels, The Artist of the Missing (1999) and Haussmann, or the Distinction (2001), as well as The Facts of Winter (2005), which he describes as a “book of imaginary dreams,” and Luminous Airplanes (2011), published as both a book and an immersive hypertext. La Farge’s diverse work has received widespread critical acclaim and earned him a number of prizes and distinctions, among them a New York Times Editor's Pick, the Bay Area Book Reviewers' Association Award for Fiction, and the California Book Awards' Silver Medal for Fiction.

He is the recipient of the Bard Fiction Prize and of fellowships by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, among many others. His work has appeared in venues such as The New Yorker, Harper's, and The Village Voice. In addition to his writing activities, La Farge teaches at Columbia University and  Bard College. Currently, he is working on another novel, The Night Ocean, under contract with Penguin.

You can find out more about Paul La Farge and his works on his homepage.