Joshua Cohen was born in New Jersey in 1980. He has written short fiction including “Four New Messages” (2012), nonfiction for Harper’s, London Review of Books, n+1, and the New York Times, as well as a book-length essay: ATTENTION! : A (short) History (2013). His best-known novels are Witz (2010), Book of Numbers (2015), and most recently Moving Kings, published this year in the UK by Fitzcarraldo Editions. He was named as one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists 2017.