Brian Alan Ellis runs House of Vlad Productions, is the author of novellas, short-story collections, Something to Do with Self-Hate, & Sad Laughter. His writing has appeared at Juked, Hobart, Monkeybicycle, Electric Literature, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Funhouse, Talking Book, and Queen Mob’s Tea House, among other places. We got down & talked suicide, his sad life & AWP travel plans. He lives in Florida, and tweets sad and clever things at both @brianalanellis and @HouseofVlad.