David Meischen writes poetry, fiction, and memoir. His work has appeared in Bellingham Review, Copper Nickel, The Gettysburg Review, Salamander, The Southern Review, Valparaiso Fiction Review, and elsewhere. Winner of the Writers’ League of Texas Manuscript Contest in Mainstream Fiction (2011), and the Talking Writing Fiction Contest (2012), he has a novel in stories, currently with an enthusiastic agent. Meischen is a co-founder and Managing Editor of Dos Gatos Press, a nonprofit dedicated to poets and poetry in the Southwest. He lives in Albuquerque, NM, with his husband—also his co-publisher and co-editor—Scott Wiggerman.