Markus Egeler Jones graduated with Eastern Kentucky University’s MFA. He is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at Chadron State College in western Nebraska. His first novel, How the Butcher Bird Finds Her Voice, will be published by Five Oaks Press in 2017. His short fiction appears in Crab Fat Magazine, The Story Shack, The Windward Review, Temenos, The Wild Word, The New Mexico Review among others. Currently he is working on Postworld, a post-apocalyptic novel set in the Gothic south.