Dutch Simmons established and taught a creative writing program for his fellow inmates while incarcerated. His flash fiction may be found in several online literary magazines, and recently was a first-round winner of the @Midnight NYC Flash Fiction competition. His debut novel, Return By, is currently being edited. He is a father, a former felon, and a Phoenix rising. Additional works may be found at thedutchsimmons.com. Follow him on Twitter @thedutchsimmons.