Wm. Anthony Connolly is the author of four novels The Jenny Muck, Get Back, The Obituaries, The Smallest Universe, and the poetry collection Psalms & Stones. His work has appeared in Esquire, The Rumpus, and Elephant Journal to name a few. He is a creative writing and literature professor in Maryland, and also works as a librarian in Delaware. He earned a Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Missouri and also holds an MFA in Writing from Goddard College. He lives on the Delmarva Peninsula with his wife Dyan and their dog Hemingway Short Story.