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William Giraldi is fiction editor of AGNI and has been part of the editorial team since 2002. He is the author of two novels, Busy Monsters and Hold the Dark, the memoir The Hero’s Body, and the essay collection American Audacity: In Defense of Literary Daring (all W. W. Norton & Co). His stories and essays have appeared in Oxford American, VQR, The New Republic, AGNI, Ploughshares, Bookforum, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Commentary, and elsewhere. (updated 9/2018)
Giraldi was part of the day-to-day editorial team from 2002 to 2019, when he stepped down as fiction editor.