Patrick McGrath is the author of two story collections and seven novels, including Port Mungo
, Dr. Haggard’s Disease
(which he also adapted for the screen), and most recently, Trauma
. Martha Peake: A Novel of the Revolution
won Italy’s Premio Flaiano Prize, and his 1996 novel, Asylum
, was short-listed for both the Whitbread and the Guardian Fiction prizes. McGrath is the co-editor of a collection of short fiction, The New Gothic
. He lives in New York.