Francisco Goldman "is the author of four books--three works of fiction (The Long Night of White Chickens, The Ordinary Seaman, and The Divine Husband) and one work of non-fiction, The Art of Political Murder. His first novel, The Long Night of White Chickens, was awarded the Sue Kaufman Prize for first fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The Ordinary Seaman, his second novel, was a finalist for the International IMPAC-Dublin Literary Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Fiction. The Art of Political Murder was a New York Times 100 Notable Book of 2007 and a Washington Post Book World 100 Best Books of 2007. He has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Fellow at the New York Public Library Center for Scholars and Writers, and he is currently Allan K. Smith Professor of English at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut (one semester a year). His fiction and journalism have appeared in the New Yorker, Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, The New York Review of Books, Outside, and many other publications. His books have been translated and published in ten languages. In winter-spring 2010 he will be a Fellow at the American Academy of Berlin. Currently, he lives in New York City and Mexico City." 
"Francisco Goldman has been a participant in the 2005, 2006, and 2007 PEN World Voices Festivals. His tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez was published in PEN America 6: Metamorphoses and he also had an essay featured in PEN America 3: Tribes."