A. A. Weiss is the author of LENIN'S ASYLUM, a travel memoir forthcoming from Everytime Press. His essays and short stories have appeared in BOAAT, Hippocampus, Moon City Review, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Zone 3, and elsewhere. He was a finalist for the Moon City Short Fiction Award, has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice (earning one special mention), and received the BRIO Award in Nonfiction from the Bronx Council on the Arts. He lives outside Washington, D.C.