D. Foy was born in California's Mojave Desert and grew up in Oakland. He studied at UC Berkeley, where he was awarded the Eisner Prize for Fiction, and then at UC Davis. In 2009 and 2010, he was a fellow at the Eastern Frontier Foundation on Norton Island, Maine.
An excerpt from his memoir, Patricide, is out in Post Road, and other work appears in The Literary Review, The Georgia Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, and Quick Fiction, to name a few. His story, "The Burden," was nominated for the National Magazine Award for Best Fiction. He lives in Brooklyn.
NEW! Check out Foy's story, "Barnacles of the Fuzz," in the just-published anthology, Forty Stories: New Writing from Harper Perennial, edited by Cal Morgan. On July 17, Forty Stories will be available as an ebook through all the major retailers, for free!