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Jhon Sanchez is a Colombian-born writer who came to the United States seeking political asylum in 1998. He received a law degree from Indiana University and an MFA in English and creative writing from Long Island University. His work has appeared in Breakwater Review, The Overpass, the Bronx Memoir Project, The New York Mills Dispatch, Startling Sci-Fi, New Tales from the Beyond and Letting Go, An Anthology of Attempts. His short story, “The Japanese Rice Cooker,” edited by Casey Ellis was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Mr. Sanchez wants to express his gratitude to Clark Blaise, Samuel Ferri, Orlando Ferrand, Martha Hughes, Nan Frydland, Barbara Faith, Emma Komlos-Hrobsky, and Alexander Saenz for their editorial comments as well as the editors of Midway Journal. More of Mr. Sanchez's work can be found at Breakwater Review, Bacon and Books, and New Lit Salon Press