Alexander Lumans received a fiction grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and a fellowship to the 2015 Arctic Circle Residency. He was also the spring 2014 Philip Roth Resident at Bucknell University. His fiction has appeared in Gulf Coast, Ninth Letter, StoryQuarterly, American Short Fiction, and Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, among others. He has received assistance to attend residencies at MacDowell, Yaddo, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Ragdale Foundation, as well as assistance to attend the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers’ Conferences. He will be returning to the Arctic Circle in 2024. He lives in Berlin.