Distinguished Visiting Professor of Written Arts
Primary Academic Program: Literature
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Irish and Celtic Studies, Written Arts
Biography:Writer and journalist. Law degree, Girton College, Cambridge; member of chambers, 3 Hare Court, London. Author of three novels, including Netherland (Pantheon/Fourth Estate, 2008; winner of 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award and named to New York Times 10 Best Books of 2008); nonfiction, including Blood-Dark Track: A Family History (Granta Books, 2001; a New York Times Notable Book of 2002); short fiction; and articles published in Atlantic Monthly, New York, Granta. At Bard since 2011.