J. David Stevens teaches creative writing at
Seton Hall University and lives in northern New Jersey. His most
recent stories appear in Harper's Magazine, The Paris
Review, Mid-American Review, and Notre Dame Review,
among other publications. He is also a literary critic, and his
book The Word Rides Again: Rereading the Frontier in American
Fiction was published by Ohio University Press earlier this
year. He is a native of Richmond, Virginia.