D.W. White is a graduate of the M.F.A. Creative Writing program at Otis College in Los Angeles and is currently a Fellow at Stony Brook Universitys BookEnds program, at work on his first novel. He serves as the Fiction Editor for West Trade Review literary journal, where he also writes essays and reviews, and contributes nonfiction for Chicago Review of Books. His short fiction has been published in Tulane Review and Trouvaille Review. A Chicago ex-pat, he has lived in Long Beach, California for seven years, where he works as a tutor and frequents the beach to hide from writers block.