Stuart’s writing appears in Bull Men’s Fiction, Diagram, Eclectica Magazine, Funhouse Magazine, Gaper’s Block, HTML Giant, Necessary Fiction, Pioneertown, The Awl, The Fanzine, The Good Men Project, The Stockholm Review of Literature, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and other places. He is the co-author of the novel Markson’s Pier (Essays & Fictions).
Stuart is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and has been a resident of the Ragdale Foundation. He has served as an assistant for several magazines, including Make Magazine and Pioneertown. He won first place in the Summer Literary Seminars 2013 Creative Non-Fiction contest. A native New Yorker, Stuart graduated from Queens College, City University of New York and the Creative Writing program at the University of Notre Dame. He lives in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood with his wife Betsy and their son, Leonard.