Brandon Haffner earned his MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his BA from Indiana University in Bloomington. His stories appear in the Sewanee ReviewHarvard ReviewNew Orleans Review, Carolina Quarterly, and other journals. He has received support from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the International Literary Seminars in Tbilisi. Since 2019, he has served as the chair of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature at Longwood University, where he teaches creative writing. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.