About the Author
Stephen Elliott is the author of six books including Happy Baby and My Girlfriend Comes to the City and Beats me Up. In addition to writing fiction he frequently writes on politics. In 2004 he wrote a book about the quest for the Democratic Presidential nomination titled Looking Forward To It. Based in San Francisco, McSweeney's publishes a quarterly journal called McSweeney's, a monthly magazine called The Believer, and a DVD quarterly called Wholphin, as well as many books of fiction.