John D. Bess

John D. Bess received his MFA from the University of New Mexico, where he still teaches various writing courses. He is finishing his first book, an essay cycle about his tumultuous relationship with his father, titled Still Life with Guns, and researching his second, a historical novel about the Colfax County War. He lives in Albuquerque with his son, Jacob, two German shepherds, and a vast array of guitars.