Chad Harbach grew up in Wisconsin, and graduated from Harvard in 1997. He was a Henry Hoyns Fellow at the University of Virginia, where he received an MFA in Fiction in 2004. He is currently the Executive Editor of n+1, which he co-founded, and lives in Brooklyn. In 2012 he published The Art of Fielding, the heart-warming debut of the year that heralds the arrival of a major new American voice. “It's left a little hole in my life the way a really good book will” – Jonathan Franzen.