Craig Bernier has worked a range of occupations from technical writer to bartender, carpenter to dish washer, sailor to kennel cleaner. Most recently he was employed by Duquesne University as an Instructor of Writing. He is a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit and was the Jacob K. Javits Fellow at the University of Pittsburgh from 2002 to 2005 where he earned his M.F.A. His stories have been published in The Roanoke Review, Western Humanities Review, Dogwood, Gigantic Sequins, and in a story anthology from Akashic Books titled Detroit Noir. His nonfiction has appeared in the journal Creative Nonfiction. Originally from southeastern Michigan, home is currently a stone’s throw from Pittsburgh, in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. He is at work on a novel and a collection of essays on motorcycling.