Steven Wingate’s debut short story collection Wifeshopping won the Katharine Bakeless Nason Prize from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and was published by Houghton Mifflin in July 2008. His fiction, essays, poems, and hybrid-genre work have been published in Gulf Coast, The Journal, Mississippi Review, Slice, Witness, American Book Review, Colorado Review, and other journals in print and online. His essay series on the writing craft and life, Quotes and Notes, appears online at Fiction Writers Review, where he is a contributing editor. He has taught creative writing at the College of the Holy Cross, the University of Colorado at Boulder, and South Dakota State University, where he is now an assistant professor. The Bulgarian translation of Wifeshopping was published in 2012 by Ciela Books.