Ted McDermott was born in Delaware in 1982, grew up in South Carolina, and now lives with his wife in Philadelphia. He has worked as a cook, a mover, a baker, a college instructor, an encyclopedist and a reporter for an alternative weekly. His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in VICE, Believer, Portland Review, Minus Times and elsewhere. In 2009, he was nominated for The Essay Prize. The Minor Outsider is his first novel.

Books by Ted McDermott