DAVID VANN is the author of a new novel, Caribou Island, about a marriage going wrong in the wilderness of Alaska. His Legend of a Suicide, an international bestseller which has won eight prizes, including the Prix Medicis Etranger, is coming out in 15 languages, will be made into a film, has been on 40 “Best Books of the Year” lists worldwide, and was selected by The New Yorker Book Club and The Times Book Club. He has a new nonfiction book, Last Day On Earth: A Portrait of the NIU School Shooter, winner of the AWP Nonfiction Prize, coming out October 2011 in the US, and is the author of the bestselling memoir A Mile Down. Vann is a professor at the University of San Francisco and writes for Esquire, Outside, the Atlantic Monthly, Men’s Journal, the Sunday Times, the Guardian, the Observer, the Sunday Telegraph, and others.
Agent Name: Peter Straus