Shaun Rouser is a writer based in Chicago. He is the author of Family Affair (Red Bird Chapbooks), The Chef Connection (Alien Buddha Press), and Arthur, August 2018 (Anxiety Press). More of his fiction has appeared in ColloquiumRIC JournalThe Rupture, and deLuge Journal. His one-act play, American Meat, was published in Fleas on the Dog. He previously co-founded and served as co-editor-in-chief of online arts and humanities journal The Blackstone Review, where he also contributed fiction and non-fiction.