E. Thomas Finan teaches humanities at Boston University.  He has been published in The Atlantic, Prairie Schooner, The Millions, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and elsewhere. His short play “Reunion” premiered at the Provincetown Theater Company in 2009.

He is the author of the short story collection The Other Side and the book of literary criticism Reading Reality (forthcoming January 2021).

Born and raised in Massachusetts, he holds undergraduate degrees from Cape Cod Community College and Boston University.  He holds a PhD in literature and philosophy from Boston University.  He has also taught at the University of Miami and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.