Aaron Hamburger is the author of a story collection titled The View from Stalin's Head, winner of the Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His second book, the novel Faith for Beginners, was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. His writing has appeared in the New York Time, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, O, the Oprah Magazine, Details, the Village Voice, Poets & Writers, Tin House, Out, Michigan Quarterly Review, the Forward and numerous other publications. In addition, he has also won fellowships from Yaddo, Djerassi, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation, and the Edward F. Albee Foundation as well as first prize in the Dornstein Contest for Young Jewish Writers. He has taught creative writing at Columbia University, the George Washington University, New York University, Brooklyn College, and the Stonecoast MFA Program. He currently resides in Washington, DC.