bio

Thomas “Tex” Gresham is the author of Sunflower and Heck, Texas. His work has been published in Hobart, F(r)iction, The Normal School, and The Pinch, among other places. His poetry collection This Is Strange June will be published in June 2022 by RlySrsLit and his short story collection Violent Candy will be published in February 2023 by Tolsun Books. Tex is the recipient of the 2020 Humanitas David and Lynn Angell Comedy College Fellowship. His screenplays have received recognition from numerous contests and fellowships including the Academy Nicholl Fellowship, Script Pipeline, Screencraft, and Cinestory. Tex is co-host of Mumbo Jumbo: A Movie Podcast with KKUURRTT.

Tex has a BA in Film Studies from Texas State University and an MFA in Fiction from San Diego State University, where he was also the editor for Fiction International. He currently studies screenwriting at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, where he lives with his partner, V Ruiz, and their kiddo.