Chad Harbach was born in Racine, Wisconsin, in 1975. His father was an accountant and his mother a teacher. He graduated from Harvard and took an MFA at the university of Virginia. He co-founded the magazine n+1. He worked for nine years on his well-received novel The Art of Fielding, which went on to have considerable literary and commercial success and had an e-book published about it before it was itself published.
2011 The Art of Fielding (novel)
2014 MFA vs NYC : The Two Cultures of American Fiction