Denis J. Underwood was born in Houston, Texas and raised in the United States and France. His stories have appeared in Intellectual Refuge, The First Line, The Paumanok Review, with a story forthcoming in Bartleby Snopes. His chapbook, Carolina, was published by Wind River Press in 2004. Denis lives in Oak Park, Illinois with his wife, Trish, and his daughter, Helena. He is working on what he likes to believe is the final draft of his first novel. He is also the web editor for 10,000 Tons of Black Ink. Visit his website.