William Luvaas has published two novels The Seductions of Natalie Bach (Little, Brown) and Going Under (Putnam). His stories, essays and articles have appeared in many publications, including: Antioch Review, The American Fiction Anthology (Vol. 9), American Literary Review, Blackbird, Confrontation, Cosmopolitan, Epiphany, Glimmer Train, North American Review, Open Spaces, Pretext, Short Story, The Sun, Thema,The Village Voice, and The Washington Post Book World. His story "The Firewood Wars" was co-winner of Fiction Network's 2nd National Fiction Competition. Luvaas teaches creative writing at San Diego State University.