Eric May is an associate professor in the Fiction Writing Department at Columbia College Chicago. A native of Chicago's South Side and a 1975 grad of Columbia, May is a former reporter for the Washington Post. His fiction has appeared in Angels In My Oven, Fish Stories, and f Magazine. In addition to his reporting for the Post, his nonfiction has appeared in Sport Literate magazine and the Chicago Tribune. May has taught at the Stonecoast and Solstice writers' conferences, and is a past judge for the Columbia (University) Scholastic Press Association.