Christopher Mohar was the recipient of the 2009-10 Carol Houck Smith Fiction Fellowship from the University of Wisconsin. He co-teaches a weekly poetry workshop in a men’s correctional institution, and has previously worked as a metallurgical researcher, a literacy tutor, a computer programmer, a busboy, and a legal assistant’s assistant. Chris is a fiction editor for Devil’s Lake, and his recent writing appears in The Southwest Review, Word Riot, decomP, Ink Node, and on his blog at TurboBoosting the Panopticon. He is currently at work on a novel about meat. Three books he recommends: Our Lady of the Forest by David Guterson, The Seas by Samantha Hunt, and The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead.