Robert Anasi is the author of The Gloves: A Boxing Chronicle (Northpoint Press). His third book The Last Bohemia: Scenes from Life in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) will be published in August of 2012. His third book of non-fiction Golden Man: The Remarkable Quest of Gene Savoy is suffering in a strange publishing limbo, awaiting redemption.

Robert’s journalism, interviews and reviews have appeared in many publications including the New York Times, the Times Literary Supplement, Virginia Quarterly Review, The New York Observer, Salon, and Publishers Weekly. He has received a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship and is currently a Chancellor’s Club Fellow and a Schaeffer Fellow at the University of California, Irvine. He is also a founding editor of the literary journal Entasis.