James McAdams grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia and currently resides in St. Petersburg, FL, where he teaches English, literature, creative writing, and media studies. His stories, poems, academic articles, and essays have appeared in approximately one hundred venues. Currently James teaches at the University of South Florida, Purdue Global University, and Ringling College of Art+Design. He is Flash Fiction editor at Barren Magazine. In his free time, he’s composing a novel, The Florida Shuffle: My Summer in Rat Park, expanding his dissertation into a book-length project about psychiatry and addictionology, and teaching at community literary and writing events in St. Petersburg, FL. He can be reached at james@jamesmcadams.org and followed @jamestmcadams. Ominem unius libri timeo.