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Paul West
Portrait of Paul West

Paul West (1930–2015) published fifty books, the last of which was The Shadow Factory (2008). He received the Literature Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, a 1993 Lannan Prize for Fiction, and the Grand-Prix Halpèrine-Kaminsky Prize for the Best Foreign Book in 1993. He was named a Literary Lion by the New York Public Library and a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government. His novel The Tent of Orange Mist was a finalist for the 1995 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction.

He has published stories in AGNI for more than a decade.


AGNI has published the following work:

The Lightning-Rod Man: The Migraine Headache as Heuristic Tool
AGNI 71 Print Only
To Go
AGNI 57 Print Only
from The Tardigrade: 8. Permafrost; 9. Pirogi; 15. The Formal Personal Pronoun
AGNI 59 Print Only
The Testosterone Wars
AGNI 78 Print Only
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