Joshua Ferris is the author of four novels and a collection of short stories. His first book, Then We Came To The End, was a national bestseller, translated into more than 30 languages and was nominated for a National Book Award. It won the PEN/Hemingway Award and the Barnes & Noble Discover Prize. His third novel, To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, was a finalist for the Booker Prize and won the Dylan Thomas Prize. His reviews run in the New York Times Book Review and his short fiction appears in The New Yorker, among other places. During his 2021 residency, he began a novel set on a tall ship bound for Antarctica. Its working title, as of December, 2021, was The Single-Use World.
Portrait by Peter Aaron