Jacob Little is a St. Louis native. He obtained his BA at Webster University, his MFA at Minnesota State University, and has completed coursework for his PhD at Ohio University.
He served as the Managing Editor of Brevity, as a co-founder and Managing Editor of Profane, and also as the Managing Editor of Blue Earth Review. His early career included working at a zoo, a box office, Bath and Body Works, 5 different Blockbuster locations, a UPS warehouse, and a convenience store. He has been a custodian, a valet, a telemarketer, a graphic designer, a maintenance man, a copywriter, a radio host, a cashier, and a luggage salesman, among other things.
Now he teaches ethical conduct in human subject research at the University of Kentucky. His writing has been published or is forthcoming in Fourth Genre, The Pinch, Ninth Letter, Indiana Review, Slice Magazine, and DIAGRAM, among other places.