Andrew Gottlieb (June 2015), based in Irvine, California, is a writer of place who writes fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. He has been published in over 28 literary journals and received countless nominations for prestigious awards such as the Pushcart Prize in 2011, the most honored literary project in America, and the Del Sol Press Book Award in 2009. Gottleib received a B.A. in Psychology fromUniversity of Rochester, an M.A. in English and Creative Writing from Iowa State University and an M.F.A. in Fiction, from the University of Washington.