Brad Listi is the author of the Los Angeles Times bestselling novel Attention. Deficit. Disorder (Simon & Schuster, 2006) and the founder of the blogzine The Nervous Breakdown. He currently teaches creative writing and English composition at Santa Monica College. Mr. Listi was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1975, to parents who originally hail from the Deep South. At present, he resides in Los Angeles, California.