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Leslie Epstein
Portrait of Leslie Epstein

Leslie Epstein is the author of ten novels, including King of the Jews (republished by Other Press, 2004), The Eighth Wonder of the World (Other, 2006), and Liebestod (W. W. Norton & Co., 2012). In February of 2007, his stage adaptation of King of the Jews was produced by the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, and again at the Olney Theatre in Maryland. For over thirty years he directed the Creative Writing Program at Boston University. He continues to teach fiction in the program and is a member of AGNI’s Advisory Board. (updated 5/2018)

“A Conversation with Leslie Epstein” by Mark Brownlow appeared in AGNI 39. He also reviewed Epstein’s novel Ice Fire Water: A Leib Goldkorn Cocktail in AGNI 51.

AGNI has published the following work:

Interviews
An Interview With Leslie Epstein
AGNI 39 Print Only
Essays
Two Young Writers
AGNI 36 Print Only
Essays
The Movie on the Whorehouse Wall
AGNI 34 Print Only

AGNI has published the following translations:

Fiction
Balaji and the Teacher
By Paavannan
Translated from the Tamil by Pa Subramanian and Leslie Epstein
AGNI 36 Print Only
Fiction
Her Solution
By D. Dilip Kumar
Translated from the Tamil by Vasantha Sudya and Leslie Epstein
AGNI 36 Print Only
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