David Samuel Levinson is the author of the collection of stories Most Of Us Are Here Against Our Will and a novel, Antonia Lively Breaks The Silence. He’s been nominated several times for the Pushcart Prize and won an award for fiction in The Atlantic. He’s received fellowships from Yaddo, the Jentel Foundation, the Millay Colony, Ledig House, Pouch Cove, the Santa Fe Arts Institute, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. You can find his stories and poems in RE:AL, storySouth, The James White Review, The New Penguin Book of Short Stories, The Brooklyn Review, Prairie Schooner, The Toronto Quarterly, and Between Men 2: An Anthology, and West Branch, among others. In 2008 and 2009, he served as the Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College. In 2011, he won the Marguerite and Lamar Smith Fellowship for Writers. Currently, David teaches creative writing online through the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program and NYU's SCPS. In 2012 and 2013, he was the writer-in-residence at Texas A&M University. From 2013 to 2015, he is the Creative Writing Fellow in Fiction at Emory University.