Rone Shavers is author of the experimental Afrofuturist novel Silverfish (Clash Books). His work has appeared in numerous journals, including Another Chicago Magazine, Big Other, Black Warrior Review, PANK, and The Operating System. Shavers’ non-fiction essays and essay-length reviews have appeared in American Book Review, BOMB, Electronic Book Review, Fiction Writers Review, and The Quarterly Conversation. He is Associate Professor of English at The University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and a fiction and hybrid genre editor at Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora. For more information, please go to his website: www.roneshavers.com.