Is a Bronx born-and-bred writer who lives in Miami. He wrote his first story for the New York Times at 18-years-old. Since then he has written for The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Atlantic, The Fader and other publications. He is currently a staff writer at the South Florida Sun Sentinel. His non-fiction and fiction have been recognized by Cornell University, The University of Miami, Tin House, The Susquehanna Review, The Michener Foundation and The Florida Society of News Editors, among other institutions and organizations. He has taught writing to college students, grade-schoolers and inmates. He has also toured the country with Pop-Up Magazine.
He is represented by Danielle Bukowski of Sterling Lord Literistic.