T. E. Hahn holds an MFA in fiction from Fairfield University, and he is currently a PhD student specializing in contemporary American short fiction at St. John’s University. He teaches English at Great Neck North High School in New York, and his fiction, poetry, and nonfiction are featured in Evolution, The Knotting House Review, Headlock Press, Best Poem, a special edition of Temenos, and textbooks on craft. His novel, Open My Eyes, was a finalist for a book prize through New Rivers Press, and his short story “Boy’s Night In” was a semi-finalist for the Norman Mailer Award. Recently, he was awarded a fellowship to study Theoretical Anxiety and the Academic Novel.
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