Featuring Christopher Merkner! Christopher Merkner is the author of the story collection THE RISE & FALL OF THE SCANDAMERICAN DOMESTIC (Coffee House 2014). His fiction has appeared or will soon be appearing in Best American Mystery Stories, Black Warrior Review, Chicago Tribune: Printer’s Row Journal, Cincinnati Review, CutBank, DIAGRAM, Fairy Tale Review, Gettysburg Review, Gulf Coast, Hotel Amerika, New World Writing, Subtropics, The Collagist, and elsewhere. He will have a story in the PEN/O’Henry Prize Stories 2015 anthology. He currently serves West Chester University in West Chester, PA as Assistant Professor of English and co-director of creative writing, and he is very happily living in Denver, CO with his wife and kids.