Big Blue Marble is proud to once again host novelist Daniel Torday and to welcome Idra Novey for the first time. Both will be sharing their new novels - Boomer1 and Those Who Knew.
Daniel Torday is the author of the novel The Last Flight of Poxl West, a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, and an International Dublin Literary Award nominee. Torday's work has appeared in The New York Times, NPR, The Paris Review Daily and Tin House, and has been honored in both the Best American Short Stories and Best American Essays series. A two-time National Jewish Book Awardee and winner the 2017 Sami Rohr Choice Prize, he is Director of Creative Writing at Bryn Mawr College. His second novel, Boomer1, is out from St. Martin's Press in September 2018.
Idra Novey is the author of the novel Ways to Disappear, winner of the Sami Rohr Prize, the Brooklyn Eagles Prize, and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction. Her work has been translated into ten languages and she's translated numerous authors from Spanish and Portuguese, most recently Clarice Lispector. Her new novel Those Who Knew will be out from Viking on 11/06/2018. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.