Daniel Akst

American novelist, essayist and journalist
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Biography

Daniel Akst is an American novelist, essayist and journalist whose work has appeared regularly in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe and other leading American publications.

His first book, Wonder Boy, has recently been optioned for film. His novel St. Burl’s Obituary, was short-listed for the prestigious PEN/Faulkner prize.