SCOTT STEIN’s satirical short fiction has been published in The Oxford University Press Humor Reader, National Review, Shale, The G.W. Review, Liberty, and Art Times. His first novel, Lost (2000), was called “a page-turner” and “wonderfully comic” by the Philadelphia Inquirer. He is the editor of the group blog When Falls the Coliseum: a journal of American culture (or lack thereof). You can follow him on Twitter @sstein.

Scott is an English professor at Drexel University, where he teaches Writing Fiction, Writing Humor and Comedy, Superheroes in America, and Strange Fiction. His MFA is from the University of Miami and his MA is from New York University. He grew up in Bayside, New York and now lives near Philadelphia with his family.

Mean Martin Manning is his second novel.