Tadzio Koelb is a graduate of the University of East Anglia, England’s oldest and most prestigious writing program. In addition to writing fiction he is an active reviewer and essayist for a variety of publications that include The New York Times and The Times Literary Supplement. Other publications include Morasses (a translation of André Gide’s novel Paludes), and a short critical biography of Lawrence Durrell for Jay Parini’s  British Writers Retrospective. He lives in Brooklyn.