Will McGrath has worked as a reporter, homeless shelter caseworker, public radio producer, UPS truck loader, Burger King chicken sandwich mayo-applicator, ghostwriter, and ghosteditor, in slightly different order.
His debut book, Everything Lost Is Found Again, won the Society of Midland Authors 2019 Bernard J. Brommel Award for Biography & Memoir, as well as the Dzanc/Disquiet Open Borders Book Prize. He has written for The Atlantic, Pacific Standard, AFAR, Foreign Affairs, The Rumpus, Guernica, Roads & Kingdoms, and Asymptote, among other publications, producing work that has been translated into Chinese, Hungarian, and Japanese, and that has received various awards and honors for nonfiction writing.
In May of 2019, he won Literary Death Match, his single greatest life accomplishment.
Email: wtmcgrath at gmail dot com
Representation: Rachel Vogel (Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency)