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Nickalus Rupert holds an MA from the University of West Florida, an MFA from the University of Central Florida, and a PhD from the University of Southern Mississippi, where he also worked as an associate editor for Mississippi Review. His short story collection, Bosses of Light and Sound, was selected by Kevin Canty as winner of the 2019 Spokane Prize for Short Fiction, and is forthcoming from Willow Springs Books. His short fiction has been nominated for Best American Short Stories and the Pushcart Prize, and has appeared in or is forthcoming in The Idaho Review, Harpur Palate, Slice Magazine, The Literary Review, Passages North, Raleigh Review, Pleiades, Tin House Online, and many other journals. Nickalus is represented by Akin Akinwumi at Willenfield Literary Agency, and is currently at work on a novel.

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