blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



William Luvaas has published two novels, Going Under (Putnam, 1994) and The Seductions of Natalie Bach (Little Brown, 1986). His stories, essays, and articles have appeared in many publications, including American Fiction VolumeNine, Glimmer Train, The Village Voice, Confrontation, Cosmopolitan; Harper's Weekly, The Sun, Open Spaces, Short Story, Thema, American Literary Review, Vignette, and The Washington Post Book World. Stories are forthcoming in The Antioch Review and Square Lake, as well as in an anthology of New Wave Fabulist fiction from Omnidawn. His story "The Firewood Wars" was co-winner of Fiction Network's second national fiction competition, and his work has been a finalist in several other national contests. He recently completed a new novel, Welcome to Saint Angel. Luvaas teaches creative writing at San Diego State University.