Philipp Meyer

Philipp  Meyer

Philipp Meyer is the author of American Rust, a critically acclaimed novel that won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in 2009. It was a New York Times Notable Book, a Washington Post Top Ten Book of the Year, and an Economist Book of the Year. He holds an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a James Michener Fellow, and a bachelor's degree from Cornell University. He was born in Baltimore and currently resides primarily in Texas.