Seth Fried is a fiction writer. His debut short story collection, The Great Frustration, will be published in May 2011. His stories have either appeared or are forthcoming in McSweeney's, The Missouri Review, One Story, Tin House, Vice Magazine, and many others. His hobbies include making trailers for his short stories, and writing paragraphs about himself in the third person. He also has a bachelor's degree in Latin from a state university, and can therefore pretty much write his own ticket.