Jacob Paul’s 2010 debut novel, Sarah/Sara, was named one of that year’s five best first fictions by Poets & Writers. His second novel, A Song of Ilan, is forthcoming from Jaded Ibis Press in 2015. His work has also appeared or is forthcoming in Hunger Mountain, Western Humanities Review, Green Mountains Review, Massachusetts Review, Seneca Review, Mountain Gazette and USA Today’s Weekend Magazine as well as on therumpus.net, fictionwritersreview.com and numerocinqmagazine.com. A former OppenheimerFunds product manager, he currently teaches creative writing at High Point University in North Carolina.