Z.Z. Boone is the author of Off Somewhere, a 2015 nominee for an Indie Award as Best Short Story Collection. His fiction has appeared in Berkley Fiction Review, Eleven Eleven, New Ohio Review, Smokelong Quarterly, 2 Bridges Review, Bird’s Thumb, The MacGuffin, and other terrific places. Z.Z. lives in Connecticut with novelist Tricia Bauer and teaches creative writing at Western Connecticut State University. He is currently compiling his second collection of short stories.