Pen Name: None
Born: 1974 in Danville, Illinois
Photo Credit: Nina Subin
He was born in Danville, Illinois and went to high school in Downers Grove.
Biographical and Professional Information
Joshua Ferris is a writer. In 1998, he was an adverstising staff member at Davis Harrison Dion, in Chicago. He also worked for Draft Worldwide before leaving Chicago for California to participate in the MFA program at the University of California, Irvine. Ferris currently resides in New York.
His book, Then We Came to the End, has been translated into 24 languages. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Best New American Voices, New Stories from the South, Prairie Schooner, The Tin House, The Guarian and The Iowa Review.
- Then We Came to the End: A Novel, Back Bay Books, 2007
- The Unnamed, Reagan Arthur Books, 2010
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Then We Came to the End: A Novel
Release Date: 2008-02-26
Release Date: 2010-01-18
Then We Came to the End, won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Barnes and Noble Discover Award, and was a National Book Award finalist.
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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