Author and Clinical Professor of Fiction at New York University
Darin Strauss‘s new book, The Queen of Tuesday, came out at the end of August, 2020. He’s also the author of the bestselling novels Chang & Eng, The Real McCoy, More Than It Hurts You, the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning memoir Half a Life, and a bestselling comic-book series, Olivia Twist. These have been New York Times Notable Books; and Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Amazon, Chicago Tribune and NPR Best Books of the Year, among others.
The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an American Library award, and numerous additional prizes, Mr. Strauss has been translated into fourteen languages and published in nineteen countries. He has appeared on Good Morning America, NBC News, CBS’s The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, along with scores of radio and local television programs. In addition, he has collaborated on screenplays with Gary Oldman and Julie Taymor, and is a Clinical Professor of Fiction at New York University.