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Ken Kalfus

Ken Kalfus is the author of three novels, Equilateral, A Disorder Peculiar to the Country, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, and The Commissariat of Enlightenment . He has also published the story collections Thirst and Pu-239 and Other Russian Fantasies , the latter a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the basis for the HBO film Pu-239 . Kalfus recently received a Pew Fellowships in the Arts award and a Guggenheim fellowship. He lives in Philadelphia.