James Hugunin is emeritus faculty from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago where he taught art history and contemporary theory for over 35 years. In 1976, he founded the much praised L. A. art journal The Dumb Ox. In 1983, he won the Reva and David Logan Award for Distinguished New Writing in Photography. Besides his extensive critical writings, since 2012 he's authored several books of award-winning experimental fiction. His most recent work includes PICKY HUNTING (JEF Books, 2021) and FINDING MEMEMO (JEF Books, 2019). He is a member of the Society of Midland Authors. He now resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his psychoanalyst wife, Marianne.