Kate Christensen was born in 1962 and is a graduate of Reed College and the Iowa Writers Workshop. She is the author of five novels, most recentlyTrouble. Her previous book, The Great Man, won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award. Her first three novels novels are In the Drink, Jeremy Thrane, andThe Epicure’s Lament. Christensen’s essays and articles have appeared in various publications including The New York Times Book Review,Bookforum, Salon, Mademoiselle, The Hartford Courant, Elle, Tin House,and the best-selling anthology The Bitch in the House.
Christensen plays viola and sings, and lives in New York City. She is currently at work on a new novel, The Astral.
Salon review of THE EPICURE’S LAMENT
Christensen’s recipe for Persimmon Pudding on Maud Newton
Jane Ciabattari’s review of TROUBLE in Bookforum
Interview w Kera Bolonik in Bookforum
Trouble (Random House 2009)
The Great Man (Random House 2008)
The Epicure’s Lament (Random House 2005)
Jeremy Thrane (Random House 2002)
In the Drink (Random House 2000)