John Englehardt is the author of the novel Bloomland (Dzanc Books, September 2019). In 2014, he received an MFA from the University of Arkansas, and was a 2015/16 Made at Hugo House fellow. He has won awards such as the Wabash Prize in Fiction, The Stranger’s A&P fiction contest, and The Conium Review’s 2014 flash fiction contest. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in The Southern Review, Sycamore Review, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Moss, Monkeybicycle, and The Seattle Review of Books. He currently resides in Seattle Washington with his wife and dog, waiting tables and teaching writing classes at Hugo House.