Nicholas Christopher

Nicholas Christopher is the author of two novels, "Veronica" and "The Soloist" as well as five books of poetry including "Desperate Characters, In the Year of the Comet, " and 5. He has won many awards and fellowships, most recently from the Academy of American Poets, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Poetry Society of America, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He teaches at Columbia University and New York University, where he is an Adjunct Professor of English. He lives in New York City.