Ted Morrissey is the author of two books of scholarship and five books of fiction, including the forthcoming Crowsong for the Stricken. His novella Weeping with an Ancient God was a Chicago Book Review Best Book of 2015. His short fiction and novel excerpts have appeared in nearly 50 journals, among them Glimmer Train, PANK, and Southern Humanities Review. His novel in progress Mrs Saville is being published serially at Strands Lit Sphere. Ted teaches in the MFA in Writing program online at Lindenwood University, Missouri.