Keith Gessen is a founding editor of the literary magazine n+1. His literary criticism has appeared in Dissent, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, and The New York Review of Books. He also lives in New York. His translation of Voices from Chernobyl won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction in 2005. He is currently translating the stories of Lyudmila Petrushevskaya and finishing a collection of his own stories, tentatively titled, "All the Sad Young Literary Men."