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Caleb Tankersley is the Managing Editor for Split/Lip Press and teaches English courses in Seattle. Previously, he led the creative writing program at Mississippi School of the Arts. He holds a PhD from the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi. His teaching experience covers creative writing, literature, and composition courses. Caleb has been on staff at a number of presses and magazines, including two years as the Associate Editor for Mississippi Review. His stories, poems, essays, and book reviews have appeared in a wide variety of publications. In 2017 his story “Dean” was selected by Adam Johnson as winner of the Wabash Prize in Fiction. His chapbook Jesus Works the Night Shift was published by Urban Farmhouse Press.

In his free time Caleb watches documentaries, eats good food, runs, spends time with his partner Richie, writes when he can, and reads as much as possible. You can find Caleb on twitter as @Caleb_of_1988.