I'm a writer and an assistant professor of English at Northwestern University and the author of Best Worst American, a story collection forthcoming from Small Beer Press. My wife is the writer Sarah Kokernot. We live in Chicago with our son and two cats.

I'm a giant fan of Vladimir Nabokov. All the old Nabokov stuff is still in the site: just click here. If you're just looking for Nabokovilia, click here.

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