Curtis Bradley Vickers received his MFA from the Ohio State University before heading back to the West where he was born and raised. From the first wildfire he experienced as a child fishing on the Mogollon Rim to the first time the Bonneville Salt Flats cracked beneath his feet, he has always wanted to pin to the page the West that filled his imagination. A winner of the Nevada Press Association’s Best Explanatory Journalism Award for his work on Nevada Silver & Blue, his short fiction and essays have been published by Sou’wester, Ohioana Quarterly, Shroud, Muscle & Blood, and GWS Press. This Here Is Devil’s Work is his debut novel.