Barry Gifford’s novels have been translated into twenty-two languages. His book Night People was awarded the Premio Brancati in Italy, and he has been the recipient of awards from PEN, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the American Library Association. David Lynch’s film based on Gifford’s novel Wild at Heart won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1990, and Barry Gifford’s novel Perdita Durango was made into a feature film in 1997. Barry Gifford co-wrote with Director David Lynch the film Lost Highway, also released in 1997. Mr. Gifford’s most recent books include The Phantom Father: A Memoir (named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year); and Wyoming, a novel (named a Best Novel of the Year by the Los Angeles Times), which has been adapted for the stage, and is soon to be a major motion picture.
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