Author of the novels, A Still Small Voice  (Delacorte Press), The Whole (MTV / Simon & Schuster), the SPD bestseller, Snowball's Chance (Roof Books, tenth anniversary edition from Melville House), All The World's A Grave: A New Play By William Shakespeare (Penguin / Plume), and Tales of Woe (MTV Press); MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University; fiction, essays, poetry and cultural criticism published in (selected): Paper Magazine, Popmattersthe Brooklyn Rail, the New York Press, Timeout New York, Artforum, Bomb Magazine, Playboy, Vice Magazine, Out MagazineArt in America, the PEN Poetry Series, the Los Angeles Timesthe Good Men Project, the Paris Reviewthe Believer, the Rumpus, the Daily Beast, Slatethe Wall Street Journal; two-term member of the board of directors of the National Book Critics Circle; current Faculty at The New School University.