Joshua Harmon is the author of five books, including Le Spleen de Poughkeepsie, Scape, and Quinnehtukqut. History of Cold Seasons (short fiction) and The Annotated Mix-Tape (essays) will be published next year by Dzanc Books. Cascading Failures, a chapbook of new poems, is also forthcoming. His work appears recently in The Believer, New England Review, The Normal School, and Best Music Writing 2012, and has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. He lives in western Massachusetts.