Andrew Tonkovich is a graduate of the MFA Creative Writing Program at UC Irvine and a former Santa Monica College student of writer Jim Krusoe. His short stories, essays and commentaries have appeared widely. He teaches Composition at UC Irvine, where he is the president of the union representing Lecturers and Librarians. As "The Bibliofella," he blogs on books at the OC Weekly. Tonkovich is a staff participant at the annual summer Community of Writers at Squaw Valley and hosts a weekly Sunday night literary arts program on Pacifica Radio KPFK 90.7 FM in Southern California. For info on the program visit the station's website www.kpfk.org or the Bibliocracy Radio website www.bibliocracyradio.com. Recent short stories, essays and reviews appear in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013, Los Angeles Review of Books and Connotation Press.