Francisco Goldman has published four novels and one book of non-fiction. His most recent novel is Say Her Name, which won the 2011 Prix Femina Etranger. The Long Night of White Chickens was awarded the American Academy’s Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. His novels have been finalists for several prizes, including The Pen/Faulkner and The Los Angeles Times Book Prize. The Ordinary Seaman was a finalist for The International IMPAC Dublin literary award. The Divine Husband was a finalist for The Believer Book Award. The Art of Political Murder won The Index on Censorship T.R. Fyvel Book Award and The WOLA/Duke Human Rights Book Award. His books have been translated into at least fourteen languages. His newest book, published in 2014, is The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle.
Goldman has been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Cullman Center Fellow at the New York Public Library, and a Berlin Fellow at the American Academy. He has written for The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, Harper's, The Believer, and many other publications. He directs the Aura Estrada Prize (www.auraestradaprize.org.) Every year Goldman teaches one semester at Trinity College in Hartford, Ct., and then hightails it back to Mexico City.