Zak Jones is an American expatriate living and writing in Canada. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in PRISM International, Bad Nudes, Palimpsest (Yale University), Half a Grapefruit Magazine, Milkweed Zine, Hart House Review (UofT), Acta Victoriana and elsewhere. Zak is a current MA candidate in the field of creative writing at the University of Toronto where his creative work intertwines with his research to explore the particular traumas that abound within the Southern United States.