Ross McMeekin’s fiction has appeared recently in publications such as Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, Redivider, Passages North, Folio, Hobart, PANK, and Tin House‘s Flash Fiction Fridays. He writes a weekly column for the Ploughshares blog, reviewing short stories. His essays and interviews have appeared online in Hunger Mountain, Green Mountains Review, Numero Cinq, and The Rumpus. He edits the minimalist prose journal Spartan. He holds a MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts. He has received emerging writer fellowships from both the Richard Hugo House and Jack Straw Cultural Center. He’s represented by Reiko Davis of DeFiore and Company.