Alistair McCartney is the author of two genre-blurring novels, The Disintegrations (2017) and The End of the World Book (2008), both published with University of Wisconsin Press. The Disintegrations is the winner of The Publishing Triangle’s Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBTQ Fiction. TEOTWB was a finalist for the PEN USA Fiction Award and the Publishing Triangle’s Edmund White debut fiction award. His poetry and cross-genre writing has appeared in journals such as Hotel Literary Magazine, 3:AM, Fence, Vestiges, Nat.Brut, Animal Shelter (Semiotexte), The James White Review, 1913, Dream Pop, Five 2 One, XRAY Literary Magazine, Gertrude, and Bloom. He is currently working on two books of poetry and hybrid texts. Originally from Australia, he lives in Los Angeles, where he teaches in Antioch University’s MFA program, and directs their undergraduate creative writing concentration.