Peter Piatkowski is a writer based in Chicago who is a graduate of the MFA program at Roosevelt University and has an MA in English literature from DePaul University. His essays have appeared in Transitions Abroad, Off the Rocks, and The View From Here: Stories About Chicago Neighborhoods. He loves art, music, film, and comedy. He's currently working on expanding his MA thesis about the African and Asian diaspora in the United Kingdom. You can read more of his writing here.