Joseph Patrick Pascale’s short fiction has been published in Birkensnake, Literary Orphans, Pidgeonholes, Spank the Carp, The American (Rome), The Apeiron Review, Off the Rocks, Instigatorzine, On a Narrow Windowsill: Fiction and Poetry Folded onto Twitter, Seven by Twenty, Cuento Magazine, and other journals and anthologies. He was part of the editorial team for Drunken Boat, an international online literary journal of the arts, and he contributes nonfiction to literary publications such as Full Stop or his personal blog, Cryptomnesia. Pascale studied under poet Mark Doty when he earned his Master of Arts in Literature from Centenary University. He worked as a farmhand, reporter, auto parts deliverer, executive recruiter, and reference book editor before becoming an educator. You can read more at his website: www.josephpatrickpascale.com.