Paul Lisicky is the author of Later: My Life at the Edge of the World, The Narrow Door, Unbuilt Projects, The Burning House, Famous Builder, and Lawnboy. His work has appeared in the AtlanticBuzzFeedConjunctionsThe CutFence, Foglifter, the New York Times Book Review, the Offing, and Ploughshares, among other magazines and anthologies. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, his honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, where he has served on the Writing Committee since 2000. In 2022, he received the Rose Dorothea Award from the Provincetown Library. He has taught in the creative writing programs at Cornell University, New York University, Sarah Lawrence College, the University of Texas at Austin, as well as at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, the Tin House Summer and Winter Conferences, the Writing by Writers Conference, and the Juniper Summer Writing Institute. He is currently a Professor of English in the MFA Program at Rutgers University-Camden, where he is the editor of StoryQuarterly. His seventh book, The Sky in It: A Life with Joni Mitchell, is forthcoming from HarperOne in 2024.