Sean Towey has work published or forthcoming in North American Review, BarrelhouseChicago Quarterly Review, Sport Literatethe minnesota review,  Hobart, Word Riot, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. He was a semi-finalist for the St. Lawrence Book Award at Black Lawrence Press. He earned his PhD from Florida State University, where he was the recipient of a 2016 Emerging Writer Award, chosen by Debra Monroe. In 2019, he was a Tennessee Williams Scholar at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. He grew up in Tacoma, and he currently lives in St. Louis with his wife Erin and daughter Evelyn.