Steven Church, Associate Professor of English, earned his MFA at Colorado State University and his BA in philosophy from the University of Kansas. He's the author of The Day After The Day After: My Atomic Angst, Theoretical Killings: Essays and Accidents, and The Guinness Book of Me: a Memoir of Record. His essays and stories have been published in places such as Fourth Genre, Sonora Review, Colorado Review, New South, Brevity, The Pinch, The North American Review, Packingtown Review, River Teeth, Post Road, Quarter After Eight, Quarterly West, Powells.com , Freshyarn.com , and many others. He's been nominated 6 times for the Pushcart Prize and was awarded the Colorado Book Award for The Guinness Book of Me, which has also been optioned for TV by Lionsgate Studios and Fox Television. He's the founding editor of the MFA Program's nationally recognized literary magazine, The Normal School.