Author of a couple of novels, The Lost Episodes of Revie Bryson and the forthcoming Do Not Go On. Editor of the forthcoming anthology, My Name was Never Frankenstein: And Other Classic Adventure Tales Reanimated, and co-editor (with Michael Martone) of the anthology, Winesburg, Indiana. Stories have appeared in Ninth Letter, Sycamore Review, Southeast Review, and elsewhere, including New Stories from the Midwest and Best American Nonrequired Reading. Faculty advisor for Manuscripts, the undergraduate literary magazine. Connoisseur of smoked meats. Wishes he was a hawk.