James Tate Hill is the author of Academy Gothic, winner of the 2014 Nilsen Prize for a First Novel, which will be published in 2015. A graduate of the writing programs at Hollins University and UNC Greensboro, his fiction has appeared in Story Quarterly, Sonora Review, The South Carolina Review, The Texas Review, and elsewhere. He has been a finalist for the Hudson Prize and the St. Lawrence Book Award. He serves as Reviews Editor for Monkeybicycle. Find him on Twitter @JamesTateHill.