Writer-in-Residence at Stella Adler Center of NYU

Winner of the 2017 Sami Rohr Prize 

LA Times Book Prize for First Fiction finalist announcement

NPR Best Book of 2016

Buzzfeed Best Debut Novel of 2016

BUST Best Book of 2016

Year’s Best Overlooked Book, According to Booksellers (LitHub)

Review of Elena Ferrante’s Frantugmalia for the Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times: Interview about Ways to Disappear

New Yorker: Review of Ways to Disappear

Electric Literature: Idra Novey’s Ways to Disappear Is a Supercharged and Perfectly-timed Novel

TIME Magazine: 8 Books by Women to Start Reading This International Women’s Day

American Scholar: new fiction from Idra Novey, Under the Lid

WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show: A Literary Translator Searches for a Mysterious Author in Brazil

New York Times: Editors’ Choice

New York Times Book Review: Review from Catherine Lacey

Wall Street Journal review from Sam Sacks: Gone To Earth

Paris Review Staff Picks: Deadened Hues, Deer Boys, Dullard Fiances

Bustle: Idra Novey’s ‘Ways to Disappear’ Experiments with a Writer’s Creativity

Hazlitt Interview with Sarah Gerard: Set it on Fire and Start Over: Courting Failure With Idra Novey

NPR review from Heller McAlpin: Scouring Brazil for a Celebrated Novelist

St. Louis Post-Dispatch review from Joseph Peschel: ‘Ways to Disappear’ is Engaging Debut Novel

San Francisco Chronicle Review from Anita Felicelli: Ways to Disappear by Idra Novey

LitHub essay: Writing While Translating

Kansas City Star review from Jeffrey Ann Goudie: You’ll Want to Lose Yourself in the Novel “Ways to Disappear”

Electric Literature piece on 10 Famous Literary Vanishings: 10 Great Vanishings in Literature: A Reading List from Idra Novey, Author of Ways to Disappear