Khanh Ha is the author of ‘Flesh’ (2012, Black Heron Press) and ‘The Demon Who Peddled Longing’ (November 2014, Underground Voices). He is a three-time Pushcart nominee and the recipient of Greensboro Review’s 2014 Robert Watson Literary Prize in Fiction.

‘The American Prisoner’ previously appeared in print in the Winter 2014 issue of Permafrost. All rights remain with the author.