Christopher David Rosales is from Paramount, CA. His first novel, Silence the Bird, Silence the Keeper, won him the McNamara Creative Arts Grant. His second novel, Gods on the Lam (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing 2017), and his third novel, Word is Bone (Broken River Books 2019), are available now. Word is Bone won him an International Latino Book Award, and his new short story “Fat Tuesday” is featured in the anthology of border noir called Both Sides (Agora/Polis Books 2020). Contact him at www.christopherrosales.com.