Mikhail Revlock studied at Bennington College and earned a bachelor’s degree in English at Portland State University. He has written under Annabel Davis-Goff, Natalie Serber, Tony Ardizzone, Alexander Weinstein, and Karen Malley. His writing is a feverish blend of deadpan humor, morose psychedelia, and refined emotion. His influences include Philip Roth, John Updike, Vladimir Nabokov, Graham Greene, and Alice Munro. His fiction can be found in Buffalo Almanack and Apocrypha and Abstractions. He also writes film criticism, art reportage, and sales copy. He works as a copy writer at The Oxford Club.