Brandon Hobson is the author of Where the Dead Sit Talking, Desolation of Avenues Untold, Deep Ellum, and The Levitationist. He is a recipient of a Pushcart Prize, and his work has appeared in such places as Conjunctions, NOON, The Paris Review Daily, The Believer, Post Road, and elsewhere. He holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from Oklahoma State University and lives with his wife and two sons.