Gene Kwak is the author of two chapbooks, Orphans Burning Orphans (Greying Ghost Press) and a self-titled collection available from Awst Press. He has published fiction and nonfiction both in print and online in the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, Wigleaf, Paper Darts, Redivider, Hobart, Electric Literature, and in the flash anthology Forward: 21st Century Flash Fiction. In 2020, he will attend the Ragdale Residency and has attended residencies at Tin House and Yale. He teaches English and creative writing at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. He was a semi-finalist for the George Bennett Fellowship. Go Home, Ricky! is his debut novel.