Sullivan, who has worked as an editor at Harper's, The Oxford American, and GQ Magazine, is now a Contributing Writer to the New York Times Magazine and Southern Editor of the Paris Review. His first book, Blood Horses: Notes of a Sportswriter's Son, was published in 2004. His journalism and reviews have appeared in such places as the New York Review of Books, Salon, the New York Times, Harper's, The Oxford American, GQ, and the Paris Review; many of them are now gathered in his new book Pulphead, which has received glowing reviews. “Sullivan seems able to do almost anything, to work in any register,” writes Gideon Lewis-Kraus for the New York Times. His “compulsive honesty and wildly intelligent prose recall the work of American masters of New Journalism,” notes Time Magazine. And writer Michael Paterniti notes that “John Jeremiah Sullivan has dropped a bomb on the American sentence, remaking the splinters into a voice that both shimmers and surprises.” Sullivan is a graduate of the University of the South and a former dorm counselor for the Young Writers’ Conference; he has also taught in the University’s graduate program, the Sewanee School of Letters. Winner of a Pushcart Prize, two National Magazine Awards, and the coveted Whiting Writer's Award, he lives in Wilmington, North Carolina, with his wife and two daughters.