Aaron Hamburger
Poetics Essay

Berlin (Chapter One)

Aaron Hamburger was awarded the Rome Prize by the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his short story collection The View from Stalin's Head (Random House, 2004), which was also nominated for a Violet Quill Award. His next book, a novel titled Faith for Beginners, was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. His writing has appeared in Poets and Writers, The Village Voice, Tin House, Details, and Nerve. Currently he teaches creative writing at Columbia University.