Thomas Beller

Thomas Beller is author,  most recently, of Lost in the Game: A Book About Basketball. His biography, J.D. Salinger: The Escape Artist, won the New York City Book Award for biography/memoir. His other books include Seduction Theory: Stories, The Sleep-Over Artist: A Novel. His work has been reprinted in Best American Short Stories, The Art of the Essay, and numerous other anthologies. He was co-founder and editor of Open City Magazine and Books (1990-2010), and is founder and publisher of A longtime contributor to The New Yorker, he is an associate professor and director of creative writing at Tulane University.