Born 1988 in Kyoto, Japan. His stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Best Small Fictions (2017), Booth, The Monarch Review, and others. He was named a finalist in the Glimmer Train Short Story Award for New Writers (February 2011), a semifinalist in the American Short(er) Fiction Contest (2015), is a recipient of the Inkslinger Award from Buffalo Almanack (2016), and was nominated for the Best of the Net anthology (2016). He is currently attending the MFA program at San Francisco State University. You can read an interview of him on the Buffalo Almanack, or contact him at gdelraye@hawaii.edu.