Michael Nye is the author of the story collection Strategies Against Extinction. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Epoch, Kenyon Review, The Normal School, Cincinnati Review, New South, and Crab Orchard Review, among many others. He has taught at Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Missouri, and was the managing editor at The Missouri Review. Previously he was the managing editor of The Missouri Review. Currently, he lives in Washington, DC, and is a contributing editor at Boulevard.