Nathaniel Kennon Perkins lives and works in Denver, CO. He is the author of the novel Wallop (House of Vlad, 2020), the short story collection The Way Cities Feel to Us Now (Maudlin House, 2019), the short novel Cactus (Trident Press, 2018), and the ongoing literary zine series Ultimate Gospel. His creative work has appeared in Triquarterly, Noncanon Press, Keep This Bag Away From Children, decomP magazinE, Pithead Chapel, Timber Journal, and others. He has written for SLUG Magazine, the Tico Times, and the Mormon Worker. Pest House published his chapbook, Acknowledgement (2014), and he is the recipient of the High Country News’s 2014 Bell Prize. He regularly goes on tour. In October 2015 he gave a reading tour of the Western US with the sound artist Braeyden Jae, in the summer of 2018 he toured with the emo band Tall Boys, and in 2019 he toured with Adam Gnade. He runs Trident Press.