I knew that just as the country was reverting, so was I. Every face now seemed a potential enemy and these were feelings I had not felt in almost twenty years....more
Michael Croley was born in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Corbin, Kentucky. He won an NEA Fellowship in Literature for 2016 as well as an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award. Croley's work has appeared in Lit Hub, Narrative, Kenyon Review Online, The Paris Review Daily, Blackbird, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Southern Review, Fourth Genre, and the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. He teaches creative writing at Denison University.