Alan Grostephan

Alan Grostephan was born and raised in Minnesota. He lived for a number of years in Bogotá, Colombia, where he taught writing and theater in a slum called Cazucá. He is the editor and translator of Stories of Life and Death, a collection of writing from emerging Colombian writers, and the author of Bogotá, a novel, long-listed for the Pen/Robert W. Bingham Award and chosen by The Wall Street Journal as one of the best ten books of fiction in 2013. He currently resides in St. Paul, Minnesota, and is at work on another novel.