Robert Marshall’s novel Ixtlan is forthcoming from Carroll & Graf (Fall 2006). He is a visual artist as well as a writer; his drawings and paintings have been exhibited widely in the United States and Europe at venues such as The Thread Waxing Space, the Basel Art Fair, and the Richard Anderson Gallery. His writing has appeared in Blithe House Quarterly (Winter 2003) and in the anthologies Afterwords and Queer 13. New stories are forthcoming in Euphony, and in the anthology Fresh Men II, also from Caroll & Graf. His interviews and criticism have appeared in New York Press, on ArtNet, and in PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art. He was the founder and for three years the director of the Prose in General reading series at Art in General. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Macdowell Colony, Yaddo, and the New York Foundation for the Arts.