Giraldi’s most recent novel is Hold the Dark, released in September as a Netflix film starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård, and James Badge Dale. His debut novel was Busy Monsters.

His volume of critical essays, American Audacity: In Defense of Literary Daring, was released by W.W. Norton in August 2018. He is also the author of the memoir, The Hero’s Body. His essays and reviews appear frequently in venues such as The New RepublicThe Washington PostThe New York Times, and Commonweal. He is Fiction Editor for the journal AGNI at Boston University, where he has taught creative writing and literature for over a decade. He lives in Boston with his wife and sons.

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