Stephen O'Connor is the author of "Will My Name Be Shouted Out?," his account of his years teaching creative writing in a New York inner-city school. Katha Pollitt called it "a wonderful, heartbreaking, enraging book." His is also the author of "Rescue," a collection of short fiction. O'Connor, an adjunct professor of creative writing at Lehman College, also teaches at the New School & Rutgers University. He resides in New York City.