The author, in his element at the Neue Galerie’s Cafe Sabarsky.

George Hunka was born in Philadelphia in 1962. He received his BA degree in Languages and Literature from Bard College in 1983, and his writing has appeared in a variety of publications over the years, including The New York Times and The Guardian (UK). He lives with his wife Marilyn Nonken and his two daughters in New York City, and he can be reached at geh@panix.com.