Myla Goldberg Biography
Myla Goldberg is the author of the bestselling Bee Season, which was a
New York Times Notable Book for 2000, winner of the Harold U. Ribalow Prize,
winner of the Borders New Voices Prize, and a finalist for the Hemingway
Foundation/PEN award, the NYPL Young Lions award, and the Barnes & Noble
Discover award. It has been adapted to film and widely translated. Her essay
collection, Times Magpie, explores all her favorite places in Prague,
where she lived for a year in the early nineties. Her novel Wicketts Remedy
grew out of her fascination with the 1918 influenza epidemic and explores the
nature of human ambition and the frailty of individual and collective memory. Her third novel, The False Friend, was published in 2010.
Her short stories have appeared in McSweeneys, Harpers and Failbetter, among other places. Her book reviews have
appeared in The New York Times and Bookforum. She lives in Brooklyn with her
husband, cartoonist Jason Little, and their daughter.
This biography was last updated on 06/14/2011.
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