Jim Breslin is the author of Shoplandia, a humorous novel about the working lives of show hosts, producers and crew at a home shopping channel set in suburban PA. His short story collection, Elephant, came out in 2011. Jim’s short fiction has appeared in Molotov Cocktail, Metazen, Think Journal, Schuylkill Valley Journal and other journals.
Jim is the founder of West Chester Story Slam, a popular storytelling series now in its sixth year, and co-founder of Lancaster Story Slam, which debuted in January 2015. His micro-publishing project, Oermead Press, has also published Chester County Fiction, West Chester Story Slam: Selected Stories 2010-2014 and a poetry chapbook, Exit Pursued by a Bear and Others by Virginia Beards. He is the VP of the Brandywine Valley Writers group. He lives in West Chester, Pa. Learn more at jimbreslin.com or follow him on Twitter at @jimbrez.