Originally from Asheville, NC, Gaither Stewart has lived most of his life in Europe. A former journalist, he was for many years the Italian correspondent for the Dutch daily, Algemeen Dagblad, and wrote for many magazines and newspapers in several countries. For the last three years he has been writing fiction full time. He recently spent a year in Mexico to work on a novel that takes place in Italy and Mexico. His short stories are based on experiences in Mexico and the last two years in New York. He is a resident of Rome, Italy. His stories haveappeared in - Paumanok Review, EWGPresents, Tower of Babel, and Southern Cross Review.