Wyl Villacres is a bartender from Chicago. He’s the author of the chapbook Bottom of the Ninth (WhiskeyPaper Press). His stories have been published in The Rumpus, Hobart Pulp, and One Throne Magazine, among others. He has been featured in the Best of the Net 2014 anthology and was a notable selection in Best American Essays 2015. Find out more at wylvillacres.net.