I grew up in San Diego, California, studied philosophy at UC Berkeley, and received an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program. Currently I'm based in Los Angeles where I write and work and play drums in the experimental metal band Wreche. My writing has appeared in Guernica, The Iowa Review, Vice, The Gettysburg Review, The Seneca Review, The Literary Review, and Camera Obscura. Contact: barretbaumgart [at] gmail [dot] com.