Peter Grandbois

is the author of seven previous books, the most recent of which is, The Girl on the Swing (Wordcraft of Oregon, 2015).  His poems, stories, and essays have appeared in over sixty journals, including, The Kenyan Review, The Gettysburg Review, and Prairie Schooner, and have been shortlisted for both Best American Essays and the Pushcart Prize.  His plays have been performed in St. Louis, Columbus, Los Angeles, and New York. He is a senior editor at Boulevard magazine, fiction co-editor at Phantom Drift, and teaches at Denison University in Ohio.