Donald Ray Pollock

DONALD RAY POLLOCK grew up in Knockemstiff, Ohio. He dropped out of high school to work in a meatpacking plant and then spent over thirty years employed in a paper mill in southern Ohio. Currently, he is a graduate student in the MFA program at Ohio State University. His stories have appeared in the" Berkeley Fiction Review, "the "Journal, Third Coast, Chiron Review, Sou'wester, Boulevard, "and "Folio," and he has contributed essays on politics to the op-ed page of the "New York Times,"