Born, raised, and more or less continue to reside in New York City. Worked as a bike delivery boy, a bricklayer, a firefighter, a coffee picker, an overpaid intern, an underpaid intern, an advertising stooge, and—most recently, and for the longest stretch—a literary book scout. Creative writing instruction and freelance editing services. Finalist for the Marianne Russo Award for Emerging Writers (2020), Finalist for the Ember Chasm Review Novel Excerpt Contest (2020), and Philip Roth Resident in Creative Writing at Bucknell University (Spring, 2022). Work has been/will be supported by the Sundress Academy for the Arts and the Wellstone Center.

Photo: Jill Krementz