Ray Shea is a New Orleanian currently residing in Austin. His writing has appeared most recently in decomP, The Whistling Fire, The Rumpus, and the anthology Where We Know: New Orleans as Home. He co-edits the Back of Town blog where he covers the HBO series Treme, and is currently at work on two screenplays.
Unique traits: Japanese half-sleeve tattoos by Chris Trevino. Bad posture.
Radish Hearts (short) Drama ⋄ Romance A talented but lonely chef is torn between his professional instincts and his increasing affection towards an inept young waiter who is about to be fired on a chaotic night at a popular restaurant.
Natural Habitat Comedy ⋄ Drama A kind-hearted animal lover trapped in a loveless marriage and a talking zoo gorilla who chafes at his captivity struggle against their circumstances and in the process help each other fight for true happiness.