John Holman is the author of Squabble and Other Stories, Luminous Mysteries, a novel, and Triangle Ray, a cycle of short stories. His stories also have appeared in such publications as The New Yorker, Mississippi Review, Crescent Review, Apalachee Quarterly, Carolina Quarterly, Oxford American, and Alabama Literary Review. His work has been republished in various anthologies, and he has written on issues related to the teaching of creative writing. Dr. Holman has received grants and awards for his writing from the Winston-Salem Arts Council, the North Carolina Cultural Arts Coalition, the University of South Florida Research and Creative Scholarship Fund, and the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation. At Georgia State University, Dr. Holman teaches graduate and undergraduate fiction writing and is associate editor of Five Points. He is frequently invited to speak and read his fiction at other universities, literary workshops, and professional conferences. His hosts have included The Brockport Writers’ Forum, The Manhattan Theater Club, and the Florida Suncoast Writers’ Conference.