Peter Gadol is the author of six books: Coyote (Crown 1990), The Mystery Roast (Crown, 1993), Closer to the Sun, (Picador USA 1996), The Long Rain (Picador USA, 1997), Light at Dusk (Picador USA, 2000), and Silver Lake (Tyrus Books 2009). His next novel, The Stranger Game (Hanover Square Press, 2018), will be out in October. The book has been optioned by FX to be developed as a television series. Peter Gadol’s work has been translated into several languages, and his short fiction has appeared in Tin House, Story, Bloom, the Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Review, and StoryQuarterly. He has taught at the California Institute of the arts and, since 2005, at Otis College of Art and Design, where he is Chair of MFA Writing. He lives in Los Angeles.