Ian Morris is the author of the novels Simple Machines, and When Bad Things Happen to Rich People and co-editor of The Little Magazine in Contemporary America. His stories and essays have appeared most recently in Crab Orchard Review, Creative Nonfiction, Chicago Parent, and Inside Higher Education.
In addition to his writing, Ian has twenty years of experience as a publishing professional. He was the managing editor of TriQuarterly magazine, is the founding editor of Fifth Star Press, and is the managing editor of Punctuate, a creative nonfiction magazine published by Columbia College, Chicago.
Ian has channeled this expertise into courses in book and magazine publishing at Lake Forest College and Columbia College. He has also applied his skill as a writer and editor to developmental and copy editing for publishers and writers.