Jessa Crispin is the editor and founder of Bookslut.com. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Guardian and The Toronto Globe and Mail, among other publications. She lives in Chicago.
Dezso Kosztolanyi was born in Austria-Hungary in 1885 and began publishing his novels, short stories and poetry at the age of 23. He also translated poetry from Chinese, Japanese and other languages into Hungarian.