Jason Bellipanni began writing fiction in January 1995 while studying culinary arts in Florence, Italy. In 1999 he received an M.A. in English from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He attended the the Vermont Studio Center and moved to New Hampshire in 2001. In 2006 he received an M.F.A from the Stonecoast program at the University of Southern Maine. He has published work in the short story anthologies, Feather and Cigarettes, Blink: Flash Fiction, and A World of Words and in journals such as the Berkeley Fiction Review, The Cream City Review, and Sniper Logic. He is the author of the English composition textbook Go Deep: The Writer's Approach to Creative and Critical Thinking and That Bloody Motor: How to Read and Write the Ex-Story. He teaches composition at Southern New Hampshire University and Saint Anselm College.