Ben Nadler is the author of the novel Harvitz, As to War and several chapbooks, including: Punk in NYC’s Lower East Side, 1981-1991 (Microcosm Publishing), The Men Who Work Under the Ground (Keep This Bag Away From Children), and Line & Hook (Perfect Wave), a collaboration with the visual artist Alyssa Berg. Nadler earned a BA from Eugene Lang College of The New School and an MFA from The City College of New York/CUNY. He has taught at City College, Eugene Lang College, and The College of New Rochelle – School of New Resources in the South Bronx. A former Manhattan street vendor, he has also worked in bookstores across New York, Chicago, and the San Francisco Bay Area. He lives in Brooklyn.