David Lynn is a Professor of English at Kenyon College and has been the editor of The Kenyon Review since 1994. He is the author of Year of Fire (Harcourt), a collection of stories, and a novel, Wrestling with Gabriel, from Carnegie Mellon University Press, which earlier published another collection, Fortune Telling. Lynn authored a critical study of the modern novel, The Hero’s Tale: Narrators in the Early Modern Novel (St. Martin's Press). His stories and essays have appeared in magazines and journals in America, England, India, and Australia.