Andrés Carlstein received his M.F.A. in fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where he was an Iowa Arts Fellow. He has been a MacDowell Colony Fellow, a Yaddo Residency Fellow, and a Center of the West Fellow. His fiction has appeared in the Masters Review Anthology, Volume V and online in The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review. He is also the author of the nonfiction travelogue Odyssey to Ushuaia, a Motorcycling Adventure from New York to Tierra del Fuego. He is a Lecturer at the University of Iowa and is working on a novel, The Red Gaucho, which was a finalist for the Faulkner Society’s 2014 Novel-in-Progress Award.