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Idra Novey

Idra Novey is the author of the novels “Those Who Knew”, and “Ways to Disappear”, winner of the 2017 Sami Rohr Prize, the 2016 Brooklyn Eagles Prize, and a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize for First Fiction. Her poetry collections include “Exit, Civilian”, selected for the 2011 National Poetry Series, “The Next Coun­try”, a final­ist for the 2008 Fore­word Book of the Year Award, and “Clarice: The Visitor”, a collaboration with the artist Erica Baum. Her fiction and poetry have been translated into ten languages and she’s written for The New York TimesThe Los Angeles Times, NPR’s All Things Con­sid­ered, New York Magazine, and The Paris Review. She is the recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Poets & Writ­ers Mag­a­zine, the PEN Trans­la­tion Fund, and the Poetry Foundation. She has also translated the work of several prominent Brazilian writers, most recently Clarice Lispector’s novel “The Pas­sion Accord­ing to G.H”. She’s taught at Prince­ton Uni­ver­sity, Columbia, NYU, Fordham, the Catholic University of Chile, and in the Bard Prison Initiative.

The Next Country. Lyrik. Alice James Books, 2008.
Exit, Civilian. Lyrik. Barnes & Noble, 2012.
Ways to Disappear. Roman. Little.Brown & Company, 2016.
Those Who Knew. Roman. Viking Books, 2018.


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