A native of North Carolina, Ulrick Casimir has taught writing, literature, and film at colleges and universities across the country. He holds a B.A. from North Carolina State University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; he also holds an M.A. and a Ph.D., both in English, from the University of Oregon, where for the past several years he has taught writing and film for the English department, for Cinema Studies, and for Clark Honors College.
Ulrick's scholarly work has appeared in the film journal Jump Cut; his short fiction has most recently appeared in Plainsongs. Children of the Night: Stories, his first collection of short stories, was published by Corpus Callosum Press in spring of 2018.