For years a notorious whiskey priest—still drinking, when I knew him—Riley got reassigned, got sober, and started a new ministry, counseling alcoholic clergy. Lesson learned: Start where you are. Thus grace makes a hero out of a fuck-up.
Freelance writer and critic-at-large for Popdose and Kirkus Reviews. Three-time JEOPARDY! champion. Work recently featured in KYSO Flash and Penny. Currently seeking representation for my novel The Honeythief. Lives and works in western New York with family, cat, and a neurotic dog.