Samantha Hunt is the author of two books, The Invention of Everything Else, a novel about the life of Nikola Tesla, which was a finalist for the Orange Prize, and The Seas, recipient of a National Book Foundation Award for writers under 35. Her short stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, A Public Space, Cabinet, Esquire, Blind Spot, Seed Magazine, Tin House, and on the radio program This American Life. Her play, The Difference Engine, a story about the life of Charles Babbage, was produced by the Theater of the Two-Headed Calf. She teaches writing at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.
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