JOHN STRULOEFF is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Creative Writing at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. He is a fiction writer and poet, with work published in The Atlantic Monthly, The Literary Review, The Southern Review, PN Review, Western Humanities Review, and elsewhere.
His awards include a Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University and a Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. He has published a collection of poems, The Man I Was Supposed to Be, and his manuscript, Animals, was a finalist for the Iowa Short Fiction Award.
He lives with his wife, the novelist Cynthia Hand, and their two children in Thousand Oaks, CA.