Idra Novey is the author of the novel Those Who Knew, a finalist for the 2019 Clark Fiction Prize and Best Book of 2018 with over a dozen media outlets, including NPR, Esquire, and the BBC. Her first novel Ways to Disappear, received the 2017 Sami Rohr Prize, the 2016 Brooklyn Eagles Prize, and was a finalist for the L.A. Times Book Prize for First Fiction. Her translations include Clarice Lispector’s novel The Passion According to G.H. and a co-translation with Ahmad Nadalizadeh of Iranian poet Garous Abdolmalekian's Lean Against This Late Hour. She currently teaches fiction at Princeton University.