Local author Eric Hanson’s short fiction has been published in McSweeney’s, the New York Tyrant, The Lifted Brow and Torpedo. His articles and satires have been published by The Paris Review, The Atlantic, The Mockingbird, Ampersand, The Week, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine, National Geographic, Hemispheres, Smithsonian, and others. He’s also the author of A Book Of Ages (Random House, 2008). He’s better known as an illustrator of book covers for Knopf, HarperCollins, NYRB, Farrar Straus, and others, and for magazines and newspapers including the New York Times, the New Yorker, Harper’s, The Atlantic, Spy, WigWag, Vanity Fair, The Nation, The Washington Post, The LATimes, The New Republic, Die Zeit, The Spectator, and Rolling Stone. (Tartarus Press)
On May 12th, he will be here to read from his latest book, What I Was Afraid Of (Tartarus Press, 2022), accompanied by local musician Larry McDonough.