Mark Gozonsky, an inner city high school English teacher, has recently published fiction in Two Hawks Quarterly, Switchback, Corium and The Furnace Review. His essay "Althrea Tells Me Gangs Mean Love" recently appeared in Indiana English and is forthcoming in the anthology What Teaching Means, coming in April from Rogue Teachers Press in Omaha. Another essay, "You There! Yes, You!" recently won first place in the California Association of Teachers of English annual essay contest. Mark lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughters.