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  • Patrick McGrath

    Part-Time Faculty

    Email
    mcgrathp@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Patrick McGrath

    Profile

    Patrick McGrath is the author of two story collections and seven novels, including Port Mungo, Dr. Haggard’s Disease and Spider, which he adapted for the screen, and which was filmed by David Cronenberg. His Martha Peake: A Novel of the Revolution won Italy’s Premio Flaiano Prize, and his 1996 novel Asylum was shortlisted for both the Whitbread and Guardian fiction prizes in Britain. Ghost Town: Tales of Manhattan Then and Now was published in 2005. His seventh novel, Trauma, was published in 2008, followed by Constance, in 2013, and his new novel, The Wardrobe Mistress, will be published later this year. A collection of his nonfiction and selected short fiction, Writing Madness, was published in June, 2017. He is the co-editor of The New Gothic, an influential collection of short fiction. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times Book Review. Recent nonfiction includes the introduction to the Oxford World’s Classics edition of Moby Dick, and the Folio Society’s edition of Barnaby Rudge. His work is translated into more than two dozen languages. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in the UK, and a member of PEN America and the Writers Guild of America East. He is married to the theatre director Maria Aitken. He lives in New York.


    Current Courses

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project

    Creative Thesis & Lit. Project (Spring 2019)

    Fiction Workshop

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