Anthony Giardina is an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and playwright. Giardina’s plays have been produced in New Haven, New York City, and Washington, D.C. He is a regular contributor to publications such as “The New York Times Magazine,” “GQ,” “Esquire,” and “Harper’s.” His books include “Men With Debts,” “A Boy’s Pretensions,” “Recent History,” “The Country of Marriage,” and “White Guys.” Plays include LIVING AT HOME, which debuted at Arena Stages in 1977 and then moved to Playwright’s Horizons in 1978. He has held teaching positions at Mount Holyoke College, the University of Rochester, and at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Giardina currently teaches at the University of Texas.