Author Spotlight

Nathan Englander’s short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and numerous anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. Englander is the author of the novels The Ministry of Special Cases and Dinner at the Center of the Earth and the story collections What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, winner of the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, which earned him a PEN/Malamud Award and the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2012, Englander's play The Twenty-Seventh Man premiered at The Public Theater, and his translation of New American Haggadah (edited by Jonathan Safran Foer) was published by Little Brown. He also co-translated Etgar Keret's Suddenly A Knock on the Door published by FSG. He lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife and daughter.