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Myla Goldberg

Myla Goldberg

Instructor, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing


Myla Goldberg is the bestselling author of Feast Your Eyes, The False FriendWickett’s Remedy, and Bee Season. Bee Season was a New York Times Notable Book, winner of the Borders New Voices Prize, and a finalist for the Hemingway Foundation/PEN award, the New York Public Library Young Lions award, and the Barnes & Noble Discover award. It was adapted to film and widely translated.

In addition to her novels, Goldberg has written an essay collection, a children’s book and short stories that have appeared in Harper’s. She teaches in the fiction programs at Sarah Lawrence and N.Y.U. She has been known to sing and play accordion and banjo in the Brooklyn art-punk band The Walking Hellos. She was also the subject of a song by The Decemberists, “Song for Myla Goldberg.” She lives in Brooklyn with her husband Jason Little and their two daughters.

Goldberg teaches fiction in our low-residency master of fine arts in creative writing program.

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