Arvin, Nick

Nick Arvin is the author of the novel “Articles of War,” which was named one of 2005′s Books of the Year by Esquire, and the story collection “In the Electric Eden.”

His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, and his work has received numerous awards, including a Michener Fellowship, a Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Boyd Award from the American Library Association, and an Isherwood Foundation Fellowship.

Arvin grew up in Michigan, and he earned degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and Stanford. For several years he worked in product development at Ford Motor Company, and more recently he has been involved in forensic engineering and accident reconstruction. Arvin is also a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

He lives in Denver, Colorado, where he is on the faculty of the Lighthouse Writers Workshop.

Visit him online at www.nickarvin.com.