American novelist and short story writer
Allan Gurganus is winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, The Lambda Literary Award, The National Magazine Prize. Adaptations of his fiction have earned four Emmys. Allan lives in a small town in North Carolina.

Allan Gurganus’s novels, stories and essays stand as a singularly unified and living body of work. Known for their dark humor, erotic candor and folkloric sweep, his tales are now widely available in English and translation.  Le Monde called him “a Mark Twain for our age, hilariously clear-eyed, blessed with perfect pitch.”