Author: Jerome Charyn

Since 1964, Jerome Charyn has published 30 novels, three memoirs, eight graphic novels, two books about film, short stories, plays and works of non-fiction. Two of his memoirs were named New York Times Book of the Year. Charyn has been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. New York Newsday hailed Charyn as “a contemporary American Balzac,” and the Los Angeles Times described him as “absolutely unique among American writers.” He is the author of The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson, Joe DiMaggio: The Long Vigil, Johnny One-Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution and Blue Eyes: An Isaac Sidel Novel.