Greg Baxter was born in Texas in 1974. His first book, A Preparation for Death, published in 2010, was acclaimed by Anne Enright, James Lasdun, David Shields, and William Leith, among others. The Apartment has been widely acclaimed around the world, and Munich Airport will be published in the UK in July. He has published essays and stories in The Dublin Review, Five Dials, and The White Review. Over the last twenty years he's lived in Germany, Austria, Ireland and England. He now lives in Berlin.