Edward Schwarzschild is the author of In Security. His previous books are Responsible Men and The Family Diamond. His stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in The Guardian, The Believer, The Washington Post, Tin House, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Yale Journal of Criticism, and elsewhere.
A former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford, he’s also been a NYFA Fellow in Fiction, a Fulbright Scholar in Spain, and, most recently, a Fiction Meets Science Writer-in-Residence at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg in Delmenhorst, Germany.
While writing In Security, Schwarzschild worked for a few months as a Transportation Security Officer-in-training at Albany International Airport. His essay about the experience first appeared at Hazlitt.net and was then published in The Guardian.
Schwarzschild is currently the Director of Creative Writing and a Fellow of the New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany, SUNY.