Jake Zucker was born in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1986 and raised and educated in Upstate New York. His work has appeared in ESPN the Magazine, Fast Company, and Iron Horse Literary Review; and he was a finalist in the Boulevard Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers. He served as Assistant Editor for Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading and Book Review Editor for Sycamore Review.

Jake lives in Lafayette, Indiana, teaches undergraduate writing courses, and recently graduated from the MFA program at Purdue University, where he received Kneale, Knoll, and Dean’s Awards for his fiction and Quintilian Awards for his pedagogy.

He is at work on a novel about cross country running and white-collar crime.