Charles Yu received the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 Award for his short story collection, Third Class Superhero. His first novel, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, was a New York Times Notable Book and named by Time magazine as one of the Best Books of 2010. His writing has appeared in Harvard Review, The New York Times, Playboy, and Oxford American, among other places. Charles Yu's most recent book is Sorry Please Thank You. He lives in Santa Monica.