David Means

David Means is the author of six story collections, including Assorted Fire Events, The Spot, The Secret Goldfish, Instructions for a Funeral and the forthcoming Two Nurses Smoking. Assorted Fire Events won the Los Angeles Book Prize for Fiction and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, The Spot, which was a New York Times Notable Book, and The Secret Goldfish was a finalist for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize. His novel, Hystopia, was nominated for the Man Booker Prize. He received an MFA in poetry from Columbia University and teaches at Vassar.

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July 23, 2022