Patrick Michael Finn

Patrick Michael Finn is the author of the novella A Martyr for Suzy Kosasovich and the short story collection From the Darkness Right Under Our Feet, which was named a Best Book of 2011 in GQ Magazine. He lives in Arizona with his wife, poet Valerie Bandura.

Pornography’s Pupil

When you’re nine, ten, eleven, and twelve back in Joliet, Illinois, the City of Stone and Steel left largely rusted by deindustrialization and divided by a sanitary canal that flows from Chicago and smells like metal…