Eli Horowitz is the co-creator of The Silent History, an experimental digital novel. He was the managing editor and then publisher of McSweeney’s for eight years, working closely with authors including Chris Adrian, Salvador Plascencia, Deb Olin Unferth, Michael Chabon, Adam Levin, Joyce Carol Oates and William Vollmann. He is the coauthor of The Clock Without a Face, a treasure-hunt mystery, and Everything You Know Is Pong, an illustrated cultural history of ping pong, and his design work has been honored by I.D., Print and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Before McSweeney’s, he was employed as a carpenter and wrote science trivia questions tenuously linked to popular films. He was born in Virginia and now lives in San Francisco.