José Pablo Iriarte is the author of nearly two dozen professionally published short stories. His stories have been singled out on Best Of lists compiled by Tangent Online (2017*, 2016*, & 2014), Quick Sip Reviews (2016), iO9 (2015), and on the SFWA Nebula Recommended Reading lists for 2018, 2017, 2016, and 2015. His novelette "The Substance of My Lives, the Accidents of Our Births" was published in Lightspeed Magazine in January of this year. His short story "Life in Stone, Glass, and Plastic," won first place in the 2016 Strange Horizons Readers' Poll. He is a member of SFWA, SCBWI, the Florida Writers Association, and the Codex Writers Group. His novel-length fiction is represented by the Donald Maass Literary Agency. When not writing, José is a high school mathematics teacher. He lives in EPCOT Celebration, Florida, with his spouse Lisa—a published novelist in her own right—along with two dogs and up to two daughters, depending on what college semester it is and whether or not laundry needs doing.