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was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1978, a stoneís throw away from
the Mississippi River. As the son of a preacher, he spent his
earliest years moving across the south and southwest until coming
to rest in Nebraska, where he has lived since the age of ten.
A writer from the earliest age, he has held a cornucopia of jobs to
support this habit, from painting walls to making pizzas, tending
bar to passing meds in a nursing home, selling doors and windows in
a hardware store to researching obituaries for the Nebraska
Historical Society. He learned to tell stories from his mother and
grandfather, and from his relatives from Arkansas and Oklahoma.
He graduated from UNL with a Masterís in English and currently
teaches in Nebraska. He has published a short story and book
reviews in the online magazine
His novel, The Wowzer, is forthcoming from Thomas & Mercer