Daphne Beal is the author of the novel In the Land of No Right Angles and numerous essays, articles, and short stories. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, McSweeney’s, Open City, and The London Review of Books among other places. Educated at Brown University, B.A., and New York University, M.F.A. in Fiction, she has earned fellowships from The New York Times Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Vermont Studio Center.
She worked as an assistant editor at The New Yorker and for Artforum and Bookforum. Currently, she teaches fiction writing at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and is completing her second novel.