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Rick Moody

Biography

Rick Moody

Rick Moody is the author of the award-winning memoir THE BLACK VEIL and of the novels HOTELS OF NORTH AMERICA, THE FOUR FINGERS OF DEATH, THE DIVINERS, PURPLE AMERICA, THE ICE STORM and GARDEN STATE, as well as three collections of short fiction, including DEMONOLOGY. Moody is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and of an Arts and Letters Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and is an Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, as awarded by the French Republic. His work has been anthologized in Best American Stories, Best American Essays and the Pushcart Prize anthology. He writes regularly about music at the Rumpus. He teaches at Brown University and lives with his family in Cranston, Rhode Island.

Rick Moody