Artist Bio

Rumaan Alam

Rumaan Alam is the author of the novels Rich and Pretty, That Kind of Mother and Leave the World Behind. His short fiction has appeared in StoryQuarterly, Crazyhorse, Meridian, and elsewhere. He’s written for the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, and the New Republic, where he is a contributing editor. He lives in New York with his husband and two kids.