Andrew E. Colarusso was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. He received his B.A. in Comparative Literature from New York University (2011) and his M.F.A. from Brown University (2013) where he was awarded the John Hawkes Prize in Fiction. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Broome Street Review, an independently published literary journal dedicated to art and culture at the vanguard. His debut novel, The Sovereign, is forthcoming from Dalkey Archive Press (2017) and his writing has been published or is forthcoming in Callaloo, Callaloo Art,Fence, and 3:AM Magazine.