Aaron Peck is the author of The Bewilderments of Bernard Willis (2008). Called “an impressive novel, first or otherwise,” it has also been compared to both W. G. Sebald and Roberto Bolaño. His fiction has also appeared in The White Review and Joyland, among other places. His criticism has appeared in the New York Review of Books “Daily,” Artforum, and bookforum.com.
In 2012, Peck was invited to participate in the art exhibition Documenta 13 in Kassel, Germany, as a “writer-in-residence.”
As an art writer and critic, he is also the author of Letters to the Pacific (2010), an art book in collaboration with Adam Harrison and Dominic Osterried, as well as a critical monograph, Jeff Wall: North & West (2015). He has written a number of exhibition catalog essays on artists such as Jeff Wall, Corin Sworn, Studio for Propositional Cinema, and Rayyane Tabet. He has given talks at numerous museums, such as the Serpentine Galleries, Dia:Beacon, the Stosheck Collection, the Witte de With, Kunstverein Düsseldorf, and the Western Front.
He is currently working on a new novel.