|Chad Simpson's The Woodlands|
Our July 2011 web exclusive "The Woodlands" is from Chad Simpson. Get the scoop on this story and find out the artistic benefits of being a corporate technology trainer in our Q&A with Chad on our blog.
Chad Simpson is the author of Phantoms, a fiction chapbook published by Origami Zoo Press. His stories have appeared in McSweeney's Quarterly, Barrelhouse, Esquire, Crab Orchard Review, and The Sun, among others. He has received awards from the Illinois Arts Council and the Sewanee and Bread Loaf writers' conferences, and his work has been anthologized in You Must Be This Tall to Ride: Contemporary Writers Take You Inside the Story and in the forthcoming New Stories from the Midwest 2011. He lives in Monmouth, Illinois, and teaches fiction writing and literature classes at Knox College.