Michael Poore is a Chicagoland writer whose fiction has appeared in Glimmer Train, Fiction, Talebones, Southern Review, The Pinch, and other magazines. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, the Fountain Award, and the Sturgeon Award.
Look for his story "The Street of the House of the Sun" in The Best American Non-Required Reading 2012, available from Houghton Mifflin in October.
Poore lives with his wife, writer Janine Harrison, and daughter Jianna.
Books:Up Jumps The Devil, July 2012