Zack O’Neill is an instructor of composition, creative writing and rhetoric and the former editor of Yemassee Literary Journal. In 2008, he was awarded the James Dickey Fellowship. His short fiction has appeared in Calaveras Station, The Delinquent, The Homestead Review, and Ophelia Street. His first novel, The Blue Stoop, was a finalist in the 2010 Faulkner-Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. He is currently an English instructor in the Sacramento area.