R.C. Neighbors is a sixth-generation Oklahoman and current resident of the strange land of Texas. He has studied literature at the University of Arkansas and screenwriting at Hollins University, and he currently serves as a PhD candidate at Texas A&M University with emphases in creative writing and the Native American South. He hopes to leave Texas very, very soon. His work has appeared in Tampa Review, Barely South Review, Red Earth Review, Parody, and elsewhere.