Tom Drury

Tom Drury is an American writer living in New York and Berlin. He received a BA from the University of Iowa in Journalism (1980) and an MA from Brown University in English/Creative Writing (1987). His short stories have been published in Harper's Magazine, the North American Review, and The New Yorker.

Drury has served as a writing instructor at Wesleyan University, and has taught as a visiting writer at Florida State University, La Salle University, and Yale University. He has worked as journalist or editor for publications such as Providence Journal, St. Petersburg Times, the Litchfield County Times, the Mississippi Review, and The New York Times Magazine.

Drury’s novels include The End of Vandalism (1994), The Black Brook (1998), Hunts in Dreams (2001), The Driftless Area (2006), and Pacific (2013). He was named one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists in 1996 and received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2000-2001.