T.E. Hahn is the author of the Kirkus Star awarded novel Open My Eyes (Running Wild Press, 2019). He holds an MFA in fiction from Fairfield University, and he is a research fellow and Ph.D. student (ABD) specializing in contemporary American short fiction and queer theory at St. John’s University. He teaches literature at Great Neck North High School and St. John’s University in New York. His fiction, poetry, and nonfiction are featured in The Puritan, Bright Lights Film Journal, Typishly, The Shakespeare Newsletter, Temenos, a special edition of Cold Creek Review, and textbooks on craft. His short story, “Boy’s Night In,” was a semifinalist for a Norman Mailer Award.