Rowland Saifi is the cousin of an Arkansas state champion duck caller. Not knowing how to call ducks himself, he has settled for writing. He is the author of Lit Windows (Spuyten Duyvil 2016), The Minotaur's Daughter (Spuyten Duyvil, 2014), and Karner Blue Estates, a novella (Black Lodge Press, 2009). His work has appeared in Newfound, Fact-Simile, Marginalia, Bombay Gin, Livestock Review, Four Quarters Review, and Kneejerk Magazine as well as in the exhibition catalog for “Cairo on the Length,” an exhibit by Amira Hanafi at Spoke Gallery 2010. He is the co-founder of Pinball Editions and teaches creative writing and literature in Chicago.