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Christopher Castellani

Christopher Castellani

Christopher Castellani is the author of three novels, each published by Algonquin Books: All This Talk of Love (2013), a New York Times "Editor's Choice" that was profiled by Judith Rosen in the January 28th edition of Publishers Weekly, an IndieNext pick and a BJ's Spotlight Pick for February 2013, and recipient of numerous positive trade reviews, including a starred review from Library Journal; The Saint of Lost Things (2005), a BookSense Notable Book that was long-listed for the IMPAC Dublin Award in 2006 and also published in Germany and the Netherlands; and A Kiss From Maddalena (2003), winner of the Massachusetts Book Award, a Borders Original Voices Selection, a Selection of the Readers Club of America, and also published in the UK, Australia, Germany, the Netherlands and Thailand.

Christopher works as the artistic director of Grub Street, one of the leading non-profit literary arts centers in the country. He is also on the fiction faculty of the Warren Wilson MFA program and the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. For the 2013 fall semester he will again be a visiting writer at Swarthmore College. Christopher lives in Boston, where he is at work on his fourth novel and The Art of Perspective, a collection of essays.

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