Christopher David Rosales is from Paramount, CA. His first novel, Silence the Bird, Silence the Keeper, won him the McNamara Creative Arts Grant. His stories have appeared in journals in the U.S. and abroad, and he is a regular contributor to LitReactor. Rosales currently lives in Denver, where he is the fiction editor for SpringGun Press and a PhD candidate at DU. His second novel, Gods on the Lam, is forthcoming Summer 2016.