Deb Olin Unferth is the author of the novel Vacation, winner of the Cabell First Novel Award, and the story collection Minor Robberies. Her work has appeared in Harper’s, McSweeney’s, The Believer, the Boston Review, and elsewhere. She's received two Pushcart Prizes and a Creative Capital Grant for Innovative Literature. Her next book, a memoir, Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War, is forthcoming from Holt. She is an assistant professor at Wesleyan University.