James Hannaham is the author of the novels God Says No (McSweeney’s 2009) and the forthcoming Delicious Foods (Little, Brown March 2015) and has published stories in One Story, Fence, Story Quarterly, and BOMB. For a long time he has contributed to the Village Voice and other publications. He was a co-founder of the performance group Elevator Repair Service and worked with them from 1992–2002. More recently he has exhibited text-based visual art at Samsøn Projects, Rosalux Gallery, The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, 490 Atlantic and The James Cohan Gallery. He teaches in the writing MFA program at the Pratt Institute.