Teddy Wayne

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Teddy Wayne
Teddy Wayne
Teddy Wayne
BornUnited States
OccupationColumnist, author
GenreNon-fiction, fiction

Teddy Wayne is an American novelist and author of Loner, The Love Song of Jonny Valentine, and Kapitoil.[1][2][3][4][5][6] He is the winner of a Whiting Writers’ Award and an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship. Wayne writes a column for The New York Times, Future Tense, and is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, McSweeney's, and many other publications.


See also the article lists in External Links.


  • Kapitoil. Harper Perennial. 2010.
  • The love song of Jonny Valentine. Free Press. 2013.
  • Loner. Simon & Schuster. 2016.

Essays and reporting[edit]

Critical studies and reviews of Wayne's work[edit]



  1. ^ Daniel D'Addario. "It's His World, We're Just Living in It: Teddy Wayne's Saga of a Pre-Teen Pop Star Is Justin Bieber Gone Existential". The New York Observer. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  2. ^ Mike Sacks. "With Kapitoil, Teddy Wayne Invents—and Perfects!—the Pre-9/11 Novel". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Stranger in a strange land". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  4. ^ "'Kapitoil' review: Adventures in narration: A first novel follows a grand tradition". The Oregonian. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Debut Novel 'Kapitoil' Produces a Surprisingly Likable Jewess - Sisterhood". The Forward. 14 April 2010. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  6. ^ Alyssa Bereznak. "The Love Song of Jonny Valentine Author Teddy Wayne on Justin Bieber's Meltdown and James Franco Reading His Novel". Vanity Fair. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Teddy Wayne". Arts.gov. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Young Lions Award List of Winners and Finalists". The New York Public Library. Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  9. ^ "PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction Winners - PEN America". PEN America. 2016-05-03. Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  10. ^ LLC, D. Verne Morland, Digital Stationery International,. "Dayton Literary Peace Prize - Press Release Announcing the 2011 Finalist for Fiction and Nonfiction Awards". www.daytonliterarypeaceprize.org. Retrieved 2018-02-10.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  11. ^ "Teddy Wayne | WHITING AWARDS". www.whiting.org. Retrieved 2018-02-10.

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