Paper Conspiracies

Paper Conspiracies


Susan Daitch


Susan Daitch is the author of four novels, The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir (with City Lights) Paper Conspiracies (City Lights, 2011), L.C. (Lannan Foundation Selection and NEA Heritage Award), The Colorist, and a collection of short stories, Storytown. Daitch's White Lead: A Novel of Suspense comes out in the fall of 2016.  Her work has appeared in Tinhouse, Conjunctions, Guernica, BOMB, Ploughshares, failbetter.com, McSweeney's, LitHub, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, The Norton Anthology of Postmodern American FictionVLS, and The Brooklyn Rail. Her work was featured in The Review of Contemporary Fiction along with William Vollman and David Foster Wallace. Her fiction has been the subject of The Poetics of Postmodernism (Linda Hucheons, Routledge), History Made, History Imagined (David Price, University of Illinois), among others. She has taught at Barnard College, Columbia University, and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She currently teaches at Hunter College.


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The Lost Civilization of Suolucidir
Susan Daitch
Indiana Jones meets Italo Calvino in a masterful, absurdist blend of biting social satire, rollicking adventure, invented history and mythology.