Chip Livingston is the author of the novel Owls Don’t Have to Mean Death, the short story/essay collection Naming Ceremony, (both Lethe Press), and the poetry collections Crow-Blue, Crow-Black (New York Quarterly Books) and Museum of False Starts (Gival Press). He is the editor of Love,Loosha: The Letters of Lucia Berlin and Kenward Elmslie. His short stories and nonfiction have appeared in Ploughshares, Cincinnati Review, Potomac Review, Court Green, Subtropics, and Crazyhorse. He has taught at the Institute of American Indian Arts, the University of the Virgin Islands, the University of Colorado, and Brooklyn College. He holds a BS and a BA from the University of Florida, an MA in Fiction from the University of Colorado, and an MFA in Poetry from Brooklyn College.