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Joseph Salvatore

Joseph-SalvatoreJoseph Salvatore is the author of the story collection To Assume A Pleasing Shape  (BOA Editions, 2011) and the co-author of the college textbook, Understanding English Grammar  (Pearson, 2015). He is a Books Editor at The Brooklyn Rail and a frequent contributor to The New York Times Book Review.  His fiction has appeared in The Collagist, Dossier Journal, Epiphany, H.O.W. Journal, New York Tyrant, Open City, Post Road, Rain Taxi, Salt Hill, Sleeping Fish, and Willow Springs, among others.  His criticism has appeared in The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture, Angels of the Americlypse: An Anthology of New Latin@ Writing, and The Believer Logger.  He is an assistant professor of writing and literature at The New School in New York City, where he founded the literary journal LIT. He lives in Queens.  @jasalvatore