Alexander Maksik is unfortunately no longer able to appear at the Iceland Writers Retreat in April 2019. Harvard University lecturer Paul Yoon will instead lead the same workshops that Alexander was scheduled to teach. We apologize to our participants for any inconvenience and look forward to meeting Paul.
Paul Yoon is the author of Once the Shore, which was a New York Times Notable Book and Snow Hunters, which won the Young Lions Fiction Award. His most recent book, The Mountain, was a National Public Radio Best Book of the Year. A recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a New York Public Library Cullman Fellowship, he is currently a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer at Harvard University and lives in Cambridge with his wife, the fiction writer Laura van den Berg and their dog. A new novel, Run Me to Earth, is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster.