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Andrew Krivak

Author of The Sojourn

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The Sojourn 335 copies, 32 reviews
The Bear 199 copies, 38 reviews
The Signal Flame 77 copies, 7 reviews

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Andrew Krivak is the author of The Sojourn, a novel set during WWI; A Long Retreat: In Search of a Religious Life, a memoir about his eight years in the Jesuit Order; and the editor of The Letters of William Carlos Williams to Edgar Irving Williams, 1902-1912. The grandson of Slovak immigrants, he grew up in Pennsylvania, has lived in London, and now lives with his wife and three children in Massachusetts where he teaches in the Honors Program at Boston College.
Andrew Krivák is an American novelist. His debut novel, The Sojourn (2011) was nominated for the National Book Award for Fiction, won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and was well received critically. He also wrote a memoir about his time in the Jesuit order, A Long Retreat: In Search of a Religious Life (2008). He is a graduate of St. John's College in Annapolis, as well as the writing program at Columbia University. He also holds a Ph.D. from Rutgers University.

Andrew Krivak is the author of three novels: The Bear (forthcoming from Bellevue Literary Press in February 2020); The Signal Flame, a Chautauqua Prize finalist; and The Sojourn, a National Book Award finalist and winner of both the Chautauqua Prize and Dayton Literary Peace Prize for fiction. He is also the author of A Long Retreat: In Search of a Religious Life; Islands, a short book of poems published early in his writing career; and The Letters of William Carlos Williams to Edgar Irving Williams, 1902-1912, which received the Louis L. Martz Prize for scholarship. Krivak lives with his wife and three children in Somerville, Massachusetts, and Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Please visit his website at www.AndrewKrivak.com
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