John Bresland works in film, radio and print. His essays can be seen at Blackbird and Ninth Letter, read in Brevity and North American Review and heard occasionally on public radio. His work has been anthologized in Essayists on the Essay: Montaigne to Our Time as well as The Fourth Genre, an anthology of contemporary creative nonfiction. In 2006 he was the recipient of the Tamarack Award for fiction. Bresland holds an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa. He teaches creative writing and filmmaking at Northwestern.