Philipp Meyer grew up in Baltimore, dropped out of high school, and got his GED when he was sixteen. After spending several years volunteering at a trauma center in downtown Baltimore, he attended Cornell University, where he studied English. Since graduating, Meyer has worked as a derivatives trader at UBS, a construction worker, and an EMT, among other jobs. His writing has been published in McSweeney's, The Iowa Review,, and New Stories from the South. From 2005 to 2008 Meyer was a fellow at the Michener Center for Writers in Austin, Texas. He splits his time between Texas and upstate... Read More

American Rust

Category: Fiction - Literary; Fiction
Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: January 2010
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-52752-1 (0-385-52752-7)

American Rust
Philipp Meyer