The mid-century American novelist Patricia Highsmith—most remembered for her urbane but disturbing psychological thrillers—hasn’t quite achieved the household familiarity of Christie or Doyle, but this is surely only a matter of time.
Tyler C. Gore, a native New Yorker, received an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College, and has taught at Brooklyn College, Hunter College, and for Gotham Writers Workshop. His essays, short fiction and columns have appeared in many publications, including Literal Latte, The Washington Independent Review of Books, MeThree, Lungfull, Opium Magazine, The American in Italia, Rosebud and The Brooklyn Rail (forthcoming). He has been cited fives times as a Notable Essayist by The Best American Essays annual anthology (most recently in 2015), as well as a citation from The Best American Non-Required Reading anthology. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship for Creative Writing. He currently serves as senior editor and art director of Literal Latte, a literary journal based in New York City, now in its 22nd year of publication. He is also a graphic and web designer.