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Michael Cunningham

Biography

Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham was raised in Los Angeles and lives in New York City. He is the author of the novels THE HOURS, A HOME AT THE END OF THE WORLD, SPECIMEN DAYS, FLESH AND BLOOD and BY NIGHTFALL. His work has appeared in The New Yorker and Best American Short Stories, and he is the recipient of a Whiting Writer's Award. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the PEN/Faulkner Award for THE HOURS, which was a New York Times bestseller, and was chosen as a Best Book of 1998 by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Publishers Weekly. He is a Professor at Brooklyn College for the M.F.A program.

Books by Michael Cunningham

by Michael Cunningham - Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Literary Fiction

By turns heartwarming and heartrending, Michael Cunningham’s THE SNOW QUEEN is a haunting exploration of the longings that seem to define us and the love that sustains us.

by Michael Cunningham - Fiction

Michael Cunningham’s award-winning novel The Hours was widely praised for intricately exploring the intersections of beauty, mortality, and love in the human experience. Set in Manhattan’s contemporary art world, By Nightfall raises bold new questions about these dynamics, through the lens of a seemingly ideal marriage.