A native of San Francisco California, Augustus Rose earned his MA in creative writing at University of California, Davis, and has a novel, Conman, forthcoming from Pugilist Press. He has published fiction and non-fiction in f7, The Berkeley Fiction Review, Readymade Magazine, Whole Earth Review, and Publishers Weekly, among others. He won F Magazine's first novels-in-progress contest for an excerpt from his novel Revolutionaries. Rose has received fellowships to the Squaw Valley Writer's Conference and the Eastern Frontier Society's Norton Island Residency. He currently teaches at University of Chicago's creative writing program and at the Columbia College Fiction Writing Department.