The Eckleburg Interview

17174_303453907493_744442493_4575981_1989580_nQuestion: Tell us a little bit about yourself.

Michael Shou-Yung Shum: I currently live in Knoxville and am a PhD student in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Tennessee. Other than writing, I love playing golf, gambling, and spending as much time as possible with my partner and our cats.

Q: Where did you grow up? Give us a quick snapshot of your life-story.

Mike: I was born and raised in Houston. I’ve also lived in Armonk (NY), Chicago, Seattle, and Corvallis (OR) at various points in my life. I was a rave DJ in my twenties, and I’ve also worked in advertising and as a poker dealer.

Read the rest of the interview on The Doctor TJ Eckleburg Review