Laurence Klavan

Laurence Klavan has had short work published in The Alaska Quarterly, Conjunctions, The Literary Review, Gargoyle, Louisville Review, Natural Bridge, Pank, Failbetter, Stickman Review, and Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, among many others, and a collection, ‘The Family Unit’ and Other Fantasies, was published in 2014 by Chizine.

He has twice had stories included in Mammoth’s Best New Erotica collections. An Edgar Award winner, he wrote the mystery novels, The Cutting Room and The Shooting Script, which were published by Ballantine Books.

His graphic novels, City of Spies and Brain Camp, co-written with Susan Kim, were published by First Second Books at Macmillan and their Young Adult fiction series, Wasteland, is currently being published by Harper Collins.

He received two Drama Desk nominations for the book and lyrics of Bed and Sofa, the musical produced by the Vineyard Theater in New York and the Finborough Theater in London in 2011. His one-act, The Summer Sublet, is included Best American Short Plays 2000-2001. His website is

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