Tom McAllister’s memoir “Bury Me in My Jersey” was published by Villard in 2010. A 2006 graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has published short stories and essays in a number of venues, including Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015, Black Warrior Review, Unstuck, FiveChapters, and Hobart. He is also the nonfiction editor at Barrelhouse Magazine, and co-host of the Book Fight! podcast. He teaches in the English Department at Temple University in Philadelphia, and lives with his wife and dog in New Jersey.