Patrick McGrath was born in London in 1950. He has lived in various parts of North America and spent several years on a remote island in the north Pacific, before moving to New York City in 1981. He is the author of a story collection, Blood and Water and Other Tales, and six novels: The Grotesque; Spider, which was adapted for the big screen in 2002, with a screenplay by Patrick McGrath; Dr Haggard’s Disease; Asylum, which was shortlisted for the 1996 Guardian Fiction Prize and is currently being made into a feature film; Martha Peake; and, published by Bloomsbury in May 2004, Port Mungo. Patrick McGrath lives in London and New York with his wife Maria Aitken.
Agent Name: Peter Straus