John Proctor received his M.A. in composition from Murray State University and his M.F.A. in creative nonfiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts. In addition to academic writing, John also teaches media writing and communication theory at Manhattanville College. He’s written fiction, poetry, criticism, and just about everything in the space between them. He’s been published recently in Assay Journal of Nonfiction Studies, The Weeklings, The Normal School, The Austin Review, DIAGRAM, Defunct Magazine, Superstition Review, Underwater New York, McSweeney’s, Numero Cinq, and Trouser Press. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, two daughters, and Chihuahua.