Micah Nathan

Micah Nathan Micah Nathan is an American author of novels, short fiction, essays, and video games. His debut novel, ''Gods of Aberdeen'', was published in 2005 by Simon & Schuster to critical acclaim, and his second novel, ''Losing Graceland'', published by Broadway Books in 2011, also received positive reviews, called "a blend of the ironic and the painfully sincere" by the ''Washington Post'', while the ''Boston Globe'' referred to its "low-rent variations on a Homeric theme, antic originality, and the near-magic realism of Elvis as a geriatric Ulysses." In 2012 Nathan published ''Jack the Bastard and Other Stories'','' ''a short story collection with illustrations by Russ Nicholson, Phil Noto, Tradd Moore, and Michael Allred. Fat Possum Records released a limited edition soundtrack for the book, featuring tracks by The Black Keys and Townes Van Zandt.

Nathan is a contributor to ''Vanity Fair'', where he has written about art, travel, film, and culture, including essays on Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, River Phoenix, and James Spader (whom he has referred to as "one of the more underrated actors of his generation"). Nathan's work has appeared in ''The Paris Review'', ''Kinfolk'', ''The Best American Mystery Stories'', ''Boston Globe Magazine'', ''Post Road'', ''Bellingham Review'', ''Glimmer Train'', ''The Gettysburg Review'', and several anthologies, including collections edited by Lawrence Block.

During his time as fiction editor for LEMON Magazine, the publication won a 2013 D&AD Award. He received his MFA from Boston University, where he was awarded the 2010 Saul Bellow Prize. Nathan has taught at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, Boston University, Kingston University (UK), and is lecturer emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He currently teaches world-building and video game narrative design at Boston College.

Nathan has worked as a creative consultant and head writer for several best-selling mobile games, including Dead Trigger and Unity Game of the Year'' Shadowgun.'' In 2021, Nathan co-founded and served as Chief Narrative Officer for [https://consortium9.co Consortium9], a web3 videogame company. Provided by Wikipedia
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