Ricco Siasoco is a Boston-based writer and professor born and raised in Iowa. His fiction has been published in The North American Review, Flyway Literary Review, Drunken Boat, Memorious, and The Boston Phoenix, among others, and anthologized in Take Out: Queer Writing from Asian Pacific America (Asian Am. Writers’ Workshop, 2001), Screaming Monkeys (Coffee House Press, 2003) and Walang Hiya: Literature Taking Risks Toward Liberatory Practice (Carayan Press, 2010). He has received fellowships from The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, The LEF Foundation, and PEN New England, and holds a M.F.A. from the Bennington Writing Seminars. He currently teaches creative writing at Boston College.