Peter Behrens

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Canada/United States
Peter Behrens first novel, The Law of Dreams, won the Governor General’s Literary Award for fiction in 2006. He has worked in Hollywood as a screenwriter and also writes short stories and essays, some of which have appeared in The Atlantic and The New York Times. He is currently a fellow at Harvard University’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Behrens’ third novel, Carry Me, is an unusual love story and a lucid meditation on Europe's violent twentieth century., @phbehrens