Author, poet, translator, editor, and university professor David Galef (1959, United States) holds a B.A. from Princeton and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Columbia. Currently, he is a professor of English and creative writing program director at Montclair State University. Galef specializes in ’flash fiction’. His accolades include an array of awards, a Henfeld Foundation Grant, and a Fulbright Fellowship. He is also editor-in-chief of Vestal Review, the longest-running magazine dedicated to flash fiction on the planet.