Brandon Davis Jennings is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran from West Virginia. He earned his MFA in Fiction from Bowling Green State University, and his Ph.D from Western Michigan University. His work has appeared in Black Warrior Review, Crazyhorse, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Berkeley Fiction Review, Monkeybicycle, Ninth Letter, Passages North and elsewhere. His newest book, Battle Rattle (A Top 40 Fiction Kindle Single and one of Amazon's "Best Books of the Year...So Far" and now in production with Audible) is the follow up to his chapbook Waiting for the Enemy which won Iron Horse Literary Review’s Single Author Chapbook Competition in 2012 and was a top 100 Fiction Kindle Single. His essay, "I am the Pulverizer" was the 2013 Thomas J. Hruska Creative Nonfiction prize winner. He lives in South Bend, Indiana with his wife Tina, their daughter Shannon, their two dogs Finn and Macha, and their cats Beckett and Duchess. He is currently hard at work on his collection of essays Operation Iraqi Freedom is My Fault with Tim Johnston at Little Presque Books.