Stephen Thomas is the author of The Jokes, a book of experimental flash fiction published in 2016. His fiction has appeared in McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Canadian Art, Seneca Review, Hobart and Little Brother among other publications. His essays and autobiographical writings have appeared in Hazlitt, VICE, Koffler.Digital, Real Life, The Millions, Torontoist and more. His poetry has appeared in Mesmer and the Toronto Star, and he has worked in Canada with CANADALAND and CBC/Radio-Canada and in the United States with National Public Radio. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Alabama.