Luke Rolfes grew up outside of Des Moines, Iowa. He is a graduate of the MFA program at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Currently, he serves as Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Northwest Missouri State University and co-edits Laurel Review. His first book Flyover Country won the Georgetown Review Press Short Story Collection Contest, and his second book Impossible Naked Life won the Acacia Fiction Prize from Kallisto Gaia Press. Sleep Lake, a novel, is forthcoming from Braddock Avenue Books. His stories and essays have appeared in numerous journals. He lives in Kansas City with his wife and three kids.
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