ElIZABETH ESLAMI is the author of the story collection, Hibernate, for which she was awarded the 2013 Ohio State University Prize in Short Fiction, and the novel Bone Worship (Pegasus, 2010). She currently
teaches in the M.F.A. Program at Manhattanville College.
When we first encounter Richard Haddon, the 30-something British artist in Courtney Maums debut novel, I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You, he has just met with commercial success in Paris, painting rooms with a keyhole view.