Don Webb has taught creative writing for UCLA since 2002. Rudolfo Anaya awarded him the Fiction Collective Prize in 1989. He has also been nominated for a Rhysling Award (poetry) and an International Horror Critics Award. His mother once said that he was her second favorite horror writer after Ramsey Campbell. His work has appeared in a Norton's Anthology and _Truckers USA_, _Weird Tales_ and _Wired_, _Fate_ and _Fantasy and Science Fiction_ -- not to mention 40 anthologies. He has worked as professional pyro technician, corn dog maker and high school English teacher. He is smarter than he looks.