Ian Ross Singleton is a writer, translator, and professor of First-Year Writing at Baruch College and City Tech. His short stories, translations, reviews, and essays have appeared in journals such as: New Madrid; Digital Americana; Midwestern Gothic; Fiddleblack; Asymptote; Ploughshares; The Los Angeles Review of Books and several times in Fiction Writers Review. His short-story collection manuscript Grow Me Up was a finalist for the 2017 and 2020 Tartt Fiction Awards. He judged the 2017 Hopwood Award contest at the University of Michigan. Ian has taught Creative Writing and Literature for New York Writers Workshop, San Francisco State University, Cogswell Polytechnical College, the Prison University Project, and the PEN Prison Writing Program.