Gavin McCall’s short stories, essays and one poem have appeared in dozens of literary magazines, including Eyeshot, Every Day Fiction, Paradigm, Bamboo Ridge, and Off Course. He’s also a regular contributor to Splice Today. He won Hawai‘i Review’s first Sudden Fiction Award and a scholarship to attend the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and spent three years as an intern for the literary magazine The Normal School. He has been awarded residencies at the Sundress Academy in Tennessee and the Rensing Center for the Arts in South Carolina. He earned an MA in Honolulu and an MFA in Fresno, but now lives, teaches, and writes New Orleans.