was born in New Jersey in 1980. He is the author of seven books, including Book of Numbers: A Novel, forthcoming in June.
“McDonald’s” is an excerpt from Four New Messages
, forthcoming from Graywolf Press
in August 2012. “McDonald’s” was produced by Triple Canopy as part of its Immaterial Literature
project area, supported in part by the Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts.