About the Author
BRAD MCDUFFIE teaches at Nyack College. His work has been published in various journals including THE SOUTH CAROLINA REVIEW, AETHON and NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY. His article, “For Ernest, With Love and Squalor: The Influence of Ernest Hemingway on the Life and Work of J. D. Salinger,” was excerpted by the KANSAS CITY STAR in July and appeared in the spring 2011 edition of THE HEMINGWAY REVIEW. He has also published articles in several books and journals on Elizabeth Madox Roberts and Richard Aldington. He published his first book of poems, AND THE WEST WAS NOT SO FAR AWAY, in 2009 and a chapbook of poetry, SEVEN HYMNS FROM THE WEST, in 2010. He received his MA from SUNY New Paltz in 2005 and is currently (2011) finishing his PhD at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.