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Garth Risk Hallberg | Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists

Garth Risk Hallberg & Luke Neima

‘I am very interested in the question of reality on the one hand and imagination on the other, so the mirror has to be angled slightly to take in something that isn’t already there’

Garth Risk Hallberg

Garth Risk Hallberg was born in Denham Springs, Louisiana and grew up in North Carolina. His first novel, City on Fire, was named one of the best books of 2015 by the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, Vogue and others. His short fiction and essays have appeared in Best American New Voices, Prairie Schooner and the New York Times. ‘The Meat Suit’ is taken from something longer.

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Luke Neima

Luke Neima is the managing director and deputy editor of Granta.

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