Carlos Antonio Delgado earned his MFA from the University of Pittsburgh in 2008, and, while studying there, won the 2008 Turow-Kinder Fiction Award for the first two chapters of his novella, The Voice and Arms of God. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Twelve Stories, The Acentos Review, Pittsburgh Noir (Akashic Books, ed. Kathleen George), Catholic Digest, and RelevantMagazine.com, among others. He was a K. Leroy Irvis fellow and is a recipient of an EIDOS grant. He teaches writing at the University of Southern California. He blogs at CarlosAntonioDelgado.com.