Now he started to cry and couldn’t stop the tears. He’d found a way to beat his hunger until the next meal, and he didn’t know when that would be. Hunger, his acts from hunger, made him cry....more
Ignatius Valentine Aloysius earned his M.F.A in Creative Writing from Northwestern University. He teaches at Northwestern and Harold Washington College, and is a graphic designer and lead guitarist for Reverend Ruin, a hard rock band. His writing has appeared in TriQuarterly, Newcity, the Chicago Tribune, and Third Coast Review, among others. His essay “The Ring” was re-enacted recently by Story Club South Side at Prosperity Sphere performance space in Bridgeport, and is forthcoming on The Extraordinary Project online. Ignatius was a recent interdisciplinary resident at Ragdale. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.