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, Observer, 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 throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Germany, India, the Netherlands, Japan and other nations; film festival distinctions have included: Merit Award (Docs without Borders), Best Feature Film (Thinking Hat Film Festival), Best Experimental Feature (Open Window Festival); Best Experimental Film & Oustanding Achievement Award (Cult Critics Film Festival); two-term board member of the National Book Critics Circle; current faculty at The New School University MFA in Creative Writing.