About Myla Goldberg


Myla Goldberg is a bestselling novelist whose books have been named finalists for the National Book Critics’ Circle award, the Carnegie Medal, the Hemingway Foundation/PEN award, the NYPL Young Lions award, and the Barnes & Noble Discover award.  She writes and teaches in Brooklyn.

A Song (with eternal gratitude to The Decemberists)

An homage  to Myla’s home state of Maryland, followed by her performance of its state song, with musical accompaniment by members of The Decemberists, recorded live during Wesley’s Stace’s Cabinet of Wonders. 

Short Stories

Earth, Sky, Sea

That’ll Be Two Dollars and Fifty Cents Please

The Commemorative

Comprehension Test

Going for the Orange Julius


On Being Photographed by Richard Avedon

On the Brothers Quay and Bruno Schulz

On Renée French and Chris Ware

On Maryland

On Prague

On First NYC Apartment


On Pinball, Bee Season and Starting Out as a Writer

Ode to a Bubble Blower

Myla Goldberg bestselling author

Write to Myla at P.O. Box 180098, Brooklyn, NY 11218, or send her an email.

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