Dan Mancilla, Ph.D. lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his partner, Liz and their pup, Sophie. He is Professor of General Education at Aquinas College. His fiction has appeared in such publications as Barrelhouse, The Chicago Tribune, Monkeybicycle, The Saturday Evening Post, and River Styx, among other journals. He's the author of the novella, The Deathmask of El Gaucho (Passages North/Little Presque Books), and All the Proud Fathers, a story collection from Dock Street Press. You can read more about him and his work at danmancilla.com.