Kasia Boddy has taught American short stories for many years and published numerous articles on the work of individual writers. She was the only invited British contributor to The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century Short Story (2000) and her critical study The American Short Story Since 1950 will be published by Edinburgh University Press in 2010.
Kasia Boddy teaches in the English Department at University College London. She has published widely on American topics and her books include Boxing- A Cultural History (2008) and The American Short Story Since 1950 (2010). She has also co-edited several other anthologies, most recently, Let's Call the Whole Thing Off- Love Quarrels from Anton Chekhov to ZZ Packer (2009) from Penguin Classics.