John A. McCaffrey grew up in Rochester, New York, attended Villanova University, and received his MA from the City College of New York. His stories have appeared regularly in literary journals and anthologies. His published works include The Book of Ash (October, 2013) and Two Syllable Men (April 2016). His new collection of stories, What’s Wrong With This Picture?, will be published in September 2019 by Vine Leaves Press. John helps to direct a nonprofit organization in New York City, writes a column for The Good Men Project, and teaches creative writing.