Joe Costal's fiction has been awarded distinctions by Wesleyan University, Black Heart Magazine & Avant Magazine. His non-fiction runs the gamut, with dozens of online and print contributions, from leadership and politics to film and amusement parks. Joe teaches writing at Richard Stockton University in New Jersey. He lives at the beach with his wife, four children and a maladjusted dog. He is working on a YA novel. Connect with him on Twitter @JoeCostal.