Patricia Vigderman’s most recent book is The Real Life of the Parthenon (Ohio State University Press-Mad Creek Books, 2018). She is the author of Possibility: Essays Against Despair (Sarabande Books, 2013) and The Memory Palace of Isabella Stewart Gardner (Sarabande Books, 2007).
Her writing has appeared in Boston Review, Georgia Review, Harvard Review, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, The New York Times, Raritan, Seneca Review, Southwest Review, and other places. She has been a writer in residence at the American Academy in Rome, the Liguria Center for the Arts and Humanities in Bogliasco, Italy, and the Lannan Foundation in Marfa, Texas. She has taught at Tufts University, Harvard University, and most recently for many years at Kenyon College. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.