Stuart-71-EditStuart M. Ross is author of the novel Markson’s Pier (Essays & Fictions) and the forthcoming Jenny in Corona (Eyewear). His novel in progress, What it Takes, seeks representation. His writing has appeared in Bull Men’s Fiction, Diagram, Eclectica Magazine, Funhouse Magazine, Gaper’s Block, HTML Giant, Necessary Fiction, Pioneertown, The Awl, The Fanzine, The Good Men Project, The Stockholm Review of Literature, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and other places.

Stuart is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee and has been a resident of the Ragdale Foundation. He has served as an assistant for several magazines, including Make Magazine and Pioneertown, and as an English instructor at St. Mary’s College. He won first place in the Summer Literary Seminars 2013 Creative Non-Fiction contest. A native New Yorker, Stuart graduated from Queens College, City University of New York and the Creative Writing program at the University of Notre Dame. He lives in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood with his wife Betsy and their son, Leonard.