Marc Nieson is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and NYU Film School. His background includes children’s theatre, cattle chores, and a season with a one-ring circus. His memoir Schoolhouse: Lessons on Love & Landscape (Ice Cube Press) is due out October 2016. Recent fiction is in Everywhere Stories: Short Fiction from a Small Planet (Press 53), Museum of Americana, and Tahoma Literary Review. His award-winning feature-length screenplays include “Speed of Life,” “The Dream Catcher,” and “Bottomland.” He serves on the faculty of Chatham University, and is fiction editor of The Fourth River. He’s at work on a new novel, Houdini’s Heirs. More info @ www.marcnieson.com.