Maxim Loskutoff was raised in western Montana. His stories have appeared in The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, Fiction, Narrative, and The Chicago Tribune. A graduate of NYU’s MFA program, he was the recipient of a Global Academic Fellowship (for Writing) in Abu Dhabi and the M Literary Fellowship in Bangalore. Other honors include the Nelson Algren Award and an arts grant from The Elizabeth George Foundation. He has worked as a carpenter, field organizer, and writing teacher, among many other things. His collection Come West and See is forthcoming from W.W. Norton.