Adam Wilson is the author of the novel FLATSCREEN (Harper Perennial 2012), and the collection of short stories WHAT'S IMPORTANT IS FEELING (Harper Perennial 2014).
His stories have appeared in The Paris Review, Tin House, VICE, The Literary Review, Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, The New York Tyrant, and The Best American Short Stories, among many other publications. His essays, journalism and criticism have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Style Section, Bookforum, The New Republic, Tin House, NPR, and at newyorker.com, among others.
He is a National Jewish Book Award Finalist, and has received grants and fellowships from The James Merrill Foundation, Aspen Words, and the Arteles Creative Center in Haukijärvi, Finland. In 2012, he received the Terry Southern Prize, which recognizes "wit, panache, and sprezzatura" in work published by The Paris Review.
For the past seven years, he has taught regularly in the creative writing programs at Columbia University and NYU. Currently, he's the interim Director of The Mountainview Low-Residency MFA Program. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife.