Alexander Neubauer is the author of three works of nonfiction. Poetry in Person: 25 Years of Conversation with America’s Poets (Knopf, 2010); Conversations on Writing Fiction: Interviews with Distinguished Teachers of Fiction Writing in America (HarperCollins), and Nature's Thumbprint: The New Genetics of Personality (Columbia University Press). His book reviews and essays have appeared in Time Out New York, Poets & Writers Magazine, and other periodicals. For many years he taught fiction writing at the New School, in New York City. Born and raised in Manhattan, he now lives in Cornwall, Connecticut with his wife, the writer April Stevens, and their two children.