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Margaret McMullan has taught literature and writing for over 30 years. She is the author of six novels; her most recent, Sources of Light, is available in paperback from Graphia, a division of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
The hoax at the Andy Kaufman Award show led to speculation the notorious comic faked his death—a joke that wouldn’t have been out of character. When a fresh-faced Glamour editor mingled with him the year before he died, Andy talked about disappearing.