I’m the author of Those Like Us, a collection of interlocking short fiction that was published by Stephen F. Austin State University Press, When You’re Down By the River, You’re the Tower, a collection of essays from Yellow Flag Press, and When You’re Down By the River, a limited edition fiction chapbook. I am an assistant professor at McNeese State University, where I teach in the MFA program and coordinate the online MA in creative writing program. My writing has appeared widely in magazines and journals including Third Coast, Brevity, Baltimore Review, Bellevue Literary Review, and War, Literature, and the Arts. I am the co-nonfiction editor for Midway Journal. I live happily in Lake Charles, LA with my wife and daughter.