Eric Roe has been a prep cook, a packing plant worker, a paralegal, a writing teacher, and, always, a writer. His stories won the 2018 Chautauqua Editors Prize and The Bellingham Review’s 2015 Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction. His work has also appeared in Redivider, december, Barrelhouse, Novel Slices, and the anthologies Best American Fantasy and Stories That Need to Be Told. Additional work is forthcoming in The Westchester Review. A native of Maumee, Ohio, he now lives in Chapel Hill, NC, where he’s the editorial assistant at The University of North Carolina’s Marsico Lung Institute.