As a journalist, Bruce Hoppe was a multiple winner of The New Mexico Press Association’s E.A. Shaffer award for writing. He is the author of two novels Don’t Let All the Pretty Days Get By and The Thomas Ladies Club. His recent work has appeared in the Sinking City Review, The Scarlet Leaf Review and The Potato Soup Journal Anthology Best of 2020. He has taught writing at Colorado State University and New Mexico Highlands University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University-Los Angeles. When not at his writing desk he can usually be found horseback prowling Colorado pastures.