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I am the author of a memoir, Criminals, and two novels, All the Money in the World and All Will Be Revealed. I write about family, parenthood, the criminal justice system, East Asia, books and art.

My work has appeared in The New York TimesThe Los Angeles Times, Smithsonian, The Paris Review and The Paris Review Daily, The Oxford American, Ploughsharesand other venues. I've been a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan and a Mombukagakusho Fellow in Japan. Other awards include O. Henry and Pushcart Prizes.

Iā€™m on the faculty at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. I also direct MA theses at The LaSalle College of the Arts in Singapore and lead workshops and do manuscript consults at Catapult.

I am a contributing editor at The Harvard Review and Scoundrel Time.



Robert Anthony Siegel, PO Box 9016, Roanoke, VA 24020, U.S.A. /

Literary Representation

Geri Thoma, Writers House, 21 West 26 Street, New York, NY 10010, U.S.A. / 212-685-2400 /


The photo on my home page is by the supremely talented Jonah Siegel, the image to the left by the amazing Maia Shalom, and the photo on my events page by the incomparable Sean Micah.