John Picard earned his MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He has published dozens of fiction and nonfiction stories and has been in the Iowa Review, The Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, Mid-American ReviewHayden’s Ferry Review, MacGuffin, Seattle Review, West Branch,North Dakota Quarterly, Appalachian Review, Press 53, Juked, Hollywood, Ascent, Hobert, Typehouse, and more. A collection of stories, Little Lives, was published in 2007 by Main Street Rag.