K.E. Semmel's short fiction has appeared in Ontario Review, Aethlon, and Monkeybicycle. His as-yet-unpublished novel IN THE COUNTRY OF MONSTROUS CREATURES, an upmarket literary thriller, is a loose retelling of the first great “Scandinavian” crime story, Beowulf. Second novel manuscript, THE BOOK OF LOSMAN, is complete. An excerpt of which will soon appear in Green Mountains Review. Agent: Mark Falkin. Read his short story "Collect Call" at Monkeybicycle.