Steven Church is the author of The Guinness Book of Me: a Memoir of Record, Theoretical Killings: Essays and Accidents, and The Day After The Day After: My Atomic Angst. Ultrasonic is his fourth work of nonfiction; his fifth book, a memoir, will be released in 2015 by Dzanc Books. His essays have been published in The Pedestrian, AGNI, DIAGRAM, Fourth Genre, Brevity, The Rumpus, Salon.com, Sonora Review, River Teeth, Creative Nonfiction, Passages North, and many others. The first essay in this book, “Auscultation,” was chosen by Edwidge Danticat for inclusion in the 2011 Best American Essays. Church is a founding editor and nonfiction editor for the nationally recognized literary magazine, The Normal School and a member contributor to both Byliner.com and Longreads.com. He teaches in the MFA Program at Fresno State.