Wes Blake’s work has appeared in Louisiana Literature Journal, Fiction Southeast, Blood & Bourbon, Arkansan Review, White Wall Review, Route 7 Review, Knot Magazine, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Jelly Bucket, Shark Reef, and Level: Deep South. His novel, Antenna, was a semifinalist for the University of New Orleans Press’ Book Prize.

Wes holds an MFA from the Bluegrass Writers Studio. He attended the Disquiet Literary Conference in Portugal. He’s currently seeking representation for his novel, Antenna, and his creative nonfiction collection, Down And Out In Some Place You’ve Never Heard Of. Wes has written obituaries, worked in a Cajun restaurant, sold advertising, and taught writing to high school and college students. He grew up in Kentucky.