A Bosnian-American author of fiction and essays, he’s most widely known for his 2008 function, The Lazarus Task: A Book, as well as for his 2000 brief fiction collection, The Issue of Bruno: Tales. His numerous content have appeared within the Paris Review, Esquire, and THE BRAND NEW Yorker. He proved helpful being a Greenpeace canvasser, bicycle messenger, bookstore cashier, sandwich assembly-line employee, and ESL instructor before submitting his initial literary function. He was honored a MacArthur Base grant soon after submitting his second function, Nowhere Man. He was created in Sarajevo to some Ukrainian father along with a Bosnian mom. Along with his wife, Teri Boyd, he previously two daughters. He and David Foster Wallace are both winners from the MacArthur Foundation offer.