Paul Lisicky

Fiction Writer

81 Remsen Street, Apt 4F
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Author's Bio

I'm the author of The Narrow Door, Unbuilt Projects, The Burning House, Famous Builder, and Lawnboy. My work has appeared in The Atlantic, ConjunctionsFence, The New York Times, Ploughshares, Tin House, and elsewhere. I'm an associate professor in the MFA Program at Rutgers University-Camden, where I'm the editor of StoryQuarterly. I live in Brooklyn. A new memoir, Later: My Life at the Edge of the World, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press in March 2020.

Publications & Prizes

Unbuilt Projects (Four Way Books, 2012)
The Burning House (Etruscan Press, 2011)
Lawnboy (Graywolf Press, 2006)
Famous Builder (Graywolf Press, 2002)
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Tin House
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Guggenheim Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown Fellowships, James Michener/Copernicus Society Fellowship, Henfield/Transatlantic Review Award, Finalist Randy Shilts Award, Finalist Lambda Literary Award, Finalist Stonewall Book Award, Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award

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Cherry Hill, NJ
New Jersey
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Cherry Hill, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Dec 06, 2019