Alex Jennings lives in New Orleans. His writing has appeared in podcastle, The Peauxdunque Review, Obsidian Lit, the Locus-Award-winning Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia Butler, and in numerous anthologies including New Suns: Speculative Fiction by People of Color, New Suns 2, and Africa Risen. His speculative poetry review column, “Chapter and Verse” appears regularly in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. He is a graduate of Clarion West (2003) and the University of New Orleans. He was born in Wiesbaden (Germany) and raised in Gaborone (Botswana), Paramaribo (Surinam), and Tunis (Tunisia) as well as the Columbia, MD. His debut novel, The Ballad of Perilous Graves is available wherever books are sold.