<div id="bodytxt"><p class="text">Nathan Alling Long grew up in a log cabin in Western Maryland. He has been a seven time finalist for the Glimmer Train Very Short Story award and won a Truman Capote Trust Fellowship and Virginia Commission of the Arts grant. His stories have appeared in various anthologies and journals, most recently, in <em>Salt Hill</em>, <em>Tin House</em>, <em>Wilde Magazine</em> and <em>Crab Orchard Review</em>. He lives in Philadelphia and teaches at Richard Stockton College in NJ.</p></div>