Andrew Winston is a past editor-in-chief and fiction editor of the Chicago Review literary magazine. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas, he attended Washington University in St. Louis and the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. He lives outside of Chicago with his wife, daughter, and son. His fiction and poetry have appeared in numerous literary magazines, including the New Novel Review and the Mid-American Review, and his song cycle, Dance, You Monster (with composer Alexandra Harwood) has been performed in New York and London. Looped is his first novel.