Stories by Nicholas Maistros have appeared in Best Small Fictions, Witness, Washington Squaren Review, The Baltimore Review, Sycamore Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, and Longleaf Review, among other publications. He holds an MFA in creative writing from Colorado State University, where he taught courses in literature, composition, and drama. Nicholas has also worked in Broadway merchandising, nonprofit finance, filmmaking, and food service. He lives with his partner in Dayton, Ohio. More of his writing can be found at nicholasmaistros.com.