Bill Roorbach

Bill Roorbach is the author of 10 books, including the memoir Summers with Juliet, the novels Lucky Turtle and Life Among Giants, and the Flannery O’Connor Award–winning collection Big Bend. His work has appeared in Harper’s, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, and Granta, among other publications.


“I got a collar for the boy, a nice leather number with steel studs that made him look a touch mean and inspired me to get myself a steel-studded camera harness, and off we’d walk, miles a day between jobs.”

by Bill Roorbach | Thursday, July 27, 2023