In the fourth grade, Gary Buslik was voted the kid most likely to get the shit beat out of him. His stories, essays, and travel articles appear often in commercial and literary magazines and anthologies. He is the author of the novels THE MISSIONARY'S POSITION and AKHMED AND THE ATOMIC MATZO BALLS. His essay collection A ROTTEN PERSON TRAVELS THE CARIBBEAN won the 2008 ForeWord Magazine and Benjamin Franklin Book Awards for travel writing. You can visit him at www.garybuslik.com.