Sergio De La Pava

Photograph of Sergio De La Pava © Genevieve McCarthy

Photograph of Sergio De La Pava © Genevieve McCarthy

Sergio De La Pava is an American novelist and lawyer, born in 1970 in New Jersey to Colombian parents. He studied at Brooklyn Law School and self-published his first novel A Naked Singularity in 2008. A Naked Singularity quickly attracted the attention of reviewers and publishers and was named one of the ten best works of fiction of 2012 by The Wall Street Journal, winning the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for the best debut novel of 2012. In 2014, the English edition, published by MacLehose Press, was one of eight books shortlisted for the inaugural Folio Prize for the best book published in the United Kingdom in 2013.

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