EVENSON is the author of a dozen books of fiction, most recently the
story collection Windeye (Coffee House Press 2012) and the novel
Immobility (Tor 2012), both of which were finalists for a Shirley
Jackson Award. His novel Last Days won the American Library Association's award for Best Horror Novel of 2009). His novel The Open Curtain (Coffee House Press) was a finalist for an Edgar Award and an International Horror Guild Award. Other books include The Wavering Knife (which won the IHG Award for best story collection), Dark Property, and Altmann's Tongue.
He has translated work by Christian Gailly, Jean Frémon, Claro, Jacques
Jouet, Eric Chevillard, Antoine Volodine, Manuela Draeger, David B.,
and others. He is the recipient of three O. Henry Prizes as well as an
NEA fellowship.His work has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese
and Slovenian. He lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island, where he
is Royce Professor of Teaching Excellence in Brown University's Literary Arts Department.