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Giuseppe Taurino earned his MFA from the University of Houston’s Creative Writing Program. Prior to returning to UH as Assistant Director of the Creative Writing Program, Giuseppe served as the Manager of Capacity Building Initiatives for the Houston Arts Alliance, and as Executive Director of Badgerdog Literary Publishing in Austin, Texas. Giuseppe has also worked as a writer-in-residence with Writers in the Schools (WITS) Houston, taught undergraduate and postgraduate English and Creative Writing, and served as a Fiction Editor for Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts. He's been awarded a Donald Barthelme Fellowship in Fiction and scholarships to the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and his stories have appeared in Epoch, New South, The Potomac Review, Word Riot and elsewhere. Giuseppe is also a Contributing Editor for American Short Fiction.