Katharine Weber
Poetics Essay

Pattern Recognition

Katharine Weber is the author of the novels Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear (1995), The Music Lesson (1999), a Chautaqua Literary Circle selection, The Little Women (2003), which was a finalist for the Paterson Fiction Prize, and Triangle (2006) which was a finalist for the John Gardner Fiction Book Award and the Paterson Prize, won the 2007 Connecticut Book Award for Fiction, and has been named to the 2008 Dublin Impac Literary Award long list. Her first three novels were named New York Times Notable Books. She was named by Granta to the controversial list of 50 Best Young American Novelists in 1996. Currently a thesis advisor for the graduate writing program at Columbia University School of the Arts, Katharine Weber has taught fiction writing at Connecticut College, Yale, Goucher College, and in the the Paris Writers Workshop. Her next novel will be about a chocolate candy business.