About

The author in his study

The author in his study

Edward Short studied history and art history at the City University of New York, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude. He is the author, most recently, of Newman and History (Gracewing).

He is also the author of two highly acclaimed studies of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, Newman and his Contemporaries (Bloomsbury, 2011) and Newman and his Family (Bloomsbury, 2013). 

In addition to his work on Newman, Mr. Short is the author of Culture and Abortion (Gracewing, 2013), a groundbreaking study of the ways in which the barbarous practice of abortion vitiates our culture. 

He is also the author of Adventures in the Book Pages: Essays & Reviews (Gracewing, 2015), which the Catholic Herald in London called “wise, witty and entertaining.”

Mr. Short also writes for a number of periodicals, including The Wall Street Journal, The Catholic World Report, Literary ReviewThe Weekly Standard, The New Criterion, and City Journal.  Mr. Short lives in New York with his wife and two children.

The Younger Generation

The Younger Generation

Muse

Muse

The Dance featuring the author's daughter

The Dance featuring the author's daughter