Joshua Shapiro's fiction has appeared in the Mississippi Review, Notre Dame Review, Toasted Cheese, Beloit Fiction Journal, Literary Review, G.W. Review, Straylight, Pangyrus, Phoebe, and The Main Street Rag. His short story "Smart Home" won the Mississippi Review 2022 Fiction Prize. He is an alumnus of the Bread Loaf Writers Conference. Read his blog at https://fictionunsafespace.substack.com.