Paul LaFarge: Paul LaFarge (Farge rhymes with "barge")
Born in 1970, Paul LaFarge is a native of New York City. He graduated from Yale and has taught writing at Wesleyan University on and off since 2002.
LaFarge is the author of two novels: The Artist of the Missing and Haussmann, or the Distinction; and a book of imaginary dreams, The Facts of Winter. His short stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Harper's Magazine, Fence, Conjunctions, and elsewhere. His nonfiction appears in The Believer, Bookforum, Playboy, and Cabinet. He lives in upstate New York.
This biography was last updated on 09/26/2011.
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In the video below, Paul La Farge explains how the ever-innovative "immersive text" works (and how it's different from "hypertext"), and he elaborates on why he chose a literary format that incorporates technology with the more traditional hardcover of Luminous Airplanes.
Paul La Farge on "Immersive Texts"
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