Publisher and chief baseball officer Andrew Keating’s first book of short stories, Participants, was published by Thumbnail Press in 2012. Following the book’s publication, Keating signed on as Thumbnail’s editorial director until Cobalt acquired the company in June of 2014. His short fiction and essays can be found in various publications. Keating lives and teaches in Billings, MT, where he also serves as director of communications for Rocky Mountain College.
Keating received an MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing from University of Baltimore, an MBA in Global Business and Marketing from Johnson & Wales University, and a BA in English and Theater from Wagner College.
He loves baseball. Each year, Keating judges the Earl Weaver Baseball Writing Prize and curates the Cobalt baseball issue.