David Guba hails from Ewa Beach, Hawaii, and lives in Albuquerque, NM with his wife and three daughters, a sassy English Bulldog and a sassier cat, and 3 chickens, one of which David has named “Eggy Olson from Mad Hen.” He is the author of the poetry chapbook Dravet Syndrome Blues, a forthcoming short story collection Chicken Coop & Other Stories, and a graphic novel. His writing has appeared on The Good Men Project, Slate, The Penmen Review, and The Daily Dot. He enjoys martial arts and cooking, and is a veteran of zines, punk rock, hip hop, spoken word, radio, and stage, all of which inflect his experience and writing. He can be emailed at