Dara Horn Biography
Dara Horn was born in New Jersey in 1977 and received her PhD in comparative
literature from Harvard University in 2006. In 2007 Horn was chosen by Granta
magazine as one of the Best Young American Novelists. Her first novel, In the
Image, published by W. W. Norton & Company, received a 2003 National Jewish
Book Award, the 2002 Edward Lewis Wallant Award, and the 2003 Reform Judaism
Her second novel, The World to Come, published by Norton in January 2006,
received the 2006 National Jewish Book Award for Fiction and the 2007 Harold U.
Ribalow Prize, was selected as an Editor's Choice in the New York Times Book
Review and as one of the Best Books of 2006 by the San Francisco Chronicle, and
has been translated into eleven languages.
Horn has taught courses in Jewish literature and Israeli history at Harvard and
at Sarah Lawrence College and has lectured at universities and cultural
institutions throughout the United States and Canada .
All Other Nights was published by Norton in March 2009.Horn lives with her
husband, daughter, and two sons in New Jersey.
This biography was last updated on 06/15/2009.
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