David Bezmozgis is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. His stories have appeared in numerous publications including The New Yorker, Harpers, and Zoetrope All-Story. He is the author of Natasha and Other Stories (2004), The Free World (2011), and The Betrayers (2014). He has been twice-nominated for the Giller Prize, Canada’s most prestigious literary award. In the summer of 2010, David was included in The New Yorker‘s 20 Under 40 issue, celebrating the twenty most promising fiction writers under the age of forty. In 2015, The Betrayers won the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction. His books have been translated into over fifteen languages.
David’s two feature films are Victoria Day, which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, and Natasha, an adaptation of the title story from his first book.