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About Sam Lipsyte

Sam Lipsyte was born in New York City in 1968 and grew up in New Jersey. He is a former senior editor of Feed, and the former frontman for the noise rock band, Dungbeetle. His writing has appeared in The Quarterly, 5_Trope, Nerve, Aedon, Mother Jones, Spin, and Open City Magazine. His novel The Subject Steve, was published by Broadway Books in September 2001, and his novel Home Land, was published by Picador in January 2005. SAM LIPSYTE is the author of the story collection Venus Drive, and the novels The Subject Steve and Home Land. His contribution to this issue is an excerpt from his forthcoming novel, The Ask. He lives in New York City and teaches creative writing at Columbia University.

Sam Lipsyte - Shed

Open City #3, 226

Sam Lipsyte - Old Soul

Open City #7 - The Rubbed Away Girl, 79

Sam Lipsyte - Cremains

Open City #9 - Bewitched, 167

Sam Lipsyte - The Special Cases Lounge

Open City #13 - Hi-Fi, 27

Sam Lipsyte - Nate’s Pain Is Now

Open City #22 - Fiction/Nonfiction, 1

Sam Lipsyte - The Bitch of This Exchange

Open City #28,

Sam Lipsyte - Venus Drive