Rick Christman's first book, Falling in Love at the End of the World, was published by New Rivers Press in 1994 and is available through Amazon. His work has appeared in magazines such as Indiana Review, River City, Descant, Permafrost, Red Rock Review, and Clackamas Literary Review. He has won a number of prizes, including a Loft-McKnight Award in Fiction. He recently completed a new collection of stories, Men Without Children, and is at work on a novel. He teaches writing and literature at Des Moines Area Community College.