James Magruder’s translations and adaptations of Marivaux, Molière, Dancourt, Gozzi, Labiche, Lesage, and Dickens have been produced on and off-Broadway, across the country, and in Germany and Japan. His fiction has appeared in New England Review, The Gettysburg Review, Subtropics, The Normal School, New Stories from the Midwest, and elsewhere. His novel Sugarless was shortlisted for a Lambda Literary Award and the 2010 William Saroyan International Writing Prize. His work has been supported by the New Harmony Project, MacDowell, VCCA, Ucross, the Blue Mountain Center, the Jerome Foundation, and the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He lives in Baltimore and also teaches dramaturgy at Swarthmore College.