Richard Chiem is the author of You Private Person, which was named one of Publishers Weekly’s 10 Essential Books of the American West. His work has been published in City Arts, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Fanzine, 3:AM Magazine, and Moss, among many other venues. He has taught at Hugo House and at the University of Washington Bothell. He lives in Seattle.
This novel is transfixing: an imaginative meditation on emotional survival, isolation, and the beauty and limitations of human connection. I love Chiem’s writing. — Melissa Broder, author of The Pisces