Construction Literary Magazine

Fall 2018

Norman Lock

Norman Lock is the author of story collections, novels, novellas, stage and radio plays, including A History of the Imagination (FC2), Pieces for Small Orchestra & Other Fictions (Spuyten Duyvil), and, most recently, Love Among the Particles (Bellevue Literary Press). His absurdist drama, The House of Correction (Broadway Play Publishing Co.), played in Istanbul during the 2013 season; his newest radio play, Mounting Panic, premiered this year on WDR, Germany. His installation art scenarios appear regularly at Visual Artbeat Magazine, Austria. His new novel, The Boy in His Winter will be issued by Bellevue Literary Press in May and his booklength poem, In the Time of Rat, is due shortly from Ravenna Press. Lock has received The Paris Review Aga Kahn Prize for Fiction and fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (2009), the New Jersey Council on the Arts (1999, 2013), and the National Endowment for the Arts (2011). More at