Author of A Still Small Voice (Delacorte / Delta), The Whole (Simon & Schuster / Pocket / MTV Books), the SPD bestseller, Snowball's Chance (Roof / Melville House); All The World's A Grave: A New Play By William Shakespeare (Penguin / Plume); Tales of Woe (MTV Press); Free Boat: Collected Lies and Love Poems (C&R Press); and A Drama In Time: The New School Century (Profile Books); MFA in Creative Writing, Columbia University (fellowship); published in (selected) Artnetthe Brooklyn Rail Tin House, Paper Magazine, Artforum, Hyperallergic, Bomb Magazine, Art in America, the Los Angeles Times, the Forward, the Believer, the Rumpus, the PEN Poetry Series, the Daily Beast, Gawker, Slate, the Paris Review, the Times Literary Supplement, the Wall Street Journal, ElectricLit, ViceThe New York TimesHarpers; anthologized in Best American Essays (Houghton Mifflin), Devouring the Green (Jaded Ibis), StoryScape Anthology V2, American Wasteland (CLMP), The Brooklyn Rail Fiction Anthology (Hanging Loose), Vitamin PH (Phaidon), 100 Greatest Albums (VH1); Vice "Employee of the Month," Longform’s #1 Most Entertaining Essay; translated into German, French, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Korean, Latvian and others; works performed and screened in the United States in New York, California, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maine, and Texas, as well as internationally in Germany, India, the Netherlands and Tokyo; films in Arts is Alive Film Festival, Greenpoint Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives New Filmmakers, Docs Without Borders Film Festival (Merit Award), Thinking Hat Film Festival, Take It Easy Film Festival (Best Feature Film), Cult Critics Film Festival (Best Experimental Film), Florence Film Awards, Out of the Can Film Festival, Miami Independent Film Festival, Block Festival, Sound & Vision International Festival, MoziMotion, Top Indie Tokyo; two-term board member of the National Book Critics Circle; current faculty at The New School University and The New York Arts Program.