Terence Hawkins was born in Uniontown, PA. His grandfather and several uncles worked the coal mines. He graduated from Yale and the University of Wisconsin Law School. In 2012 he became the founding Director of the Yale Writers’ Conference, which he ran through 2015. His first novel, The Rage of Achilles, an account of the Iliad informed by the theory of the bicameral mind, appeared in 2009. Turing’s Graveyard, a collection of his short stories and humor, will appear in 2020 from Running Wild Press.