Peyton Burgess is the author of the short story collection The Fry Pans Aren’t Sufficing. He is working on a novel and has published excerpts at The Paris Review, Tin House online, Joyland Magazine, Autre, and The Catamaran Literary Reader. Other work has appeared in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The Paris Review Daily, New Orleans Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, and 7x7. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from New York University and is pursuing his PhD in Education at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he also works as an instructional designer and creative writing instructor. You can find more about him here.