The Beck Series welcomes author Daniel Torday. Daniel Torday is the author of the novel “The Last Flight of Poxl West.” His novella, “The Sensualist,” won the 2012 National Jewish Book Award for debut fiction. Torday’s stories and essays have appeared in Esquire Magazine, The New York Times, The Paris Review Daily and other publications. A former editor at Esquire magazine, Torday serves as an editor at The Kenyon Review. He is director of creative writing at Bryn Mawr College.