John Flynn-York writes fiction, essays, and book reviews. His work has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, Fiction Advocate, Charge Magazine, and other places. With Eli Ryder, he coedits Automata, an online literary magazine that features genre-bending fiction. He has also worked as an editor for Please See Me, a literary journal focused on health and healthcare narratives, and was previously the fiction editor of The Coachella Review. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from UC Riverside–Palm Desert.