is the author of over sixty stories published throughout the world in the U.S., Japan, India, Germany, Spain, and Brazil. A Pushcart Prize winner and a recipient of the 2006 Illinois Arts Council Fellowship, his work has appeared in such journals as The Gettysburg Review, The Missouri Review, Night Train, The Barcelona Review, Other Voices, Flaunt, The Massachusetts Review, and Five Points. Stories recently published or forthcoming can be seen in StoryQuarterly, Shenandoah, Spork, and Drunken Boat. His story collection, Nude In Tub, was a New Voices Award Nominee by the Quality Paperback Book Club and his novel, An American Outrage, was Foreword Magazine’s Book of the Year in fiction. He lives in Sycamore, Illinois and writes a monthly column called Cold Iron at http://www.gkwuori.com.