Steven Teref is the translator of Ana Ristovic's Directions for Use (Zephyr Press, 2016) and Novica Tadic's Assembly (Host Publications, 2009). His fiction appears in the collaborative collection Rescription (Anobium, 2013). His play Passenger was performed as part of the Red Rover Series (2013). His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Aufgabe, Tarpaulin Sky, and other literary journals. He teaches creative writing and literature at Columbia College Chicago.