Shalom Auslander was raised in Monsey, New York. Nominated for the Koret Award for writers under thirty-five, he has published articles in Esquire, the New York Times Magazine, Tablet, and the New Yorker, and has had stories aired on NPRs This American Life. He is the author of the short-story collection Beware of God and the memoir Foreskins Lament. He lives in New York.
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