James Lewelling’s latest novel, Little Rooms, came out this year from Deep Sett Press. His second novel, Tortoise, was published by Calamari Press in 2008 and his first, This Guy, by Spuyten Duyvil in 2005. James’ short fiction has appeared in a variety of literary venues ranging from The Cream City Review to The Stranger to The Evergreen Review to Fence. James has been writing fiction since 1988 while at the same time teaching and working abroad in Morocco (as a Peace Corps volunteer), Turkey and for the last ten years here in the United Arab Emirates. Presently, continues writing fiction while teaching writing at Khalifa City Women’s College in Abu Dhabi.