Paul W. Morris is formerly the Director of Literary Programs at PEN America and Vice President of The Authors Guild. He has held editorial positions at Viking Penguin and Tricycle, as well as several other publishers and magazines. From 2004 to 2011, he oversaw digital strategy, cultural programming, and marketing at BOMB Magazine, where he was General Manager. His writing has appeared in several anthologies, and his essay on Hermann Hesse was included as the introduction to a translation of Siddhartha. He sits on advisory councils for the National Book Foundation, the Brooklyn Book Festival, and Lit Crawl NYC. He lives in New York City.