Ian Ross Singleton is a writer, translator, and professor of Writing at Baruch College. His short stories, translations, reviews, and essays have appeared in journals such as: New Madrid; Digital Americana; Midwestern Gothic; Fiddleblack; Asymptote; Ploughshares and several times in Fiction Writers Review. His short-story collection manuscript Grow Me Up was a finalist for the 2017 Tartt Fiction Award. He was a student at the University of Michigan and earned an MFA in Fiction from Emerson College. At the University of Michigan, Ian won a Hopwood Award, a contest which he later judged. Ian has taught Creative Writing and Literature for New York Writers Workshop, PrisonWrites!, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at San Francisco State University, Cogswell Polytechnical College, the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop, the Prison University Project, and the PEN Prison Writing Program.