Gabriel Urza received his MFA from Ohio State University and is the author of All That Followed. His family is from the Basque region of Spain, where he lived for several years. He is a grant recipient of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and his short fiction and essays have been published in Riverteeth, Hobart, Erlea, The Kenyon Review, West Branch, Slate, and other publications. He also has a degree in law from the University of Notre Dame and has spent several years as a public defender in Reno, Nevada. He currently teaches creative writing at Ithaca College.