A Stupid Man: Rufi Thorpe on the Influence of Czesław Miłosz and Writing While Female
Rufi Thorpe explores how Czesław Miłosz, and his understanding of stupidity, influenced her second novel, “Dear Fang, With Love”....
Rufi Thorpe received her MFA from the University of Virginia in 2009. Her first novel, The Girls from Corona del Mar, was long listed for the 2014 International Dylan Thomas Prize and for the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize. Her second novel, Dear Fang, With Love, was published by Knopf in May 2016. She lives in California with her husband and two sons.