Kelcey Parker grew up in one suburb after another. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Third Coast, Redivider, Bellingham Review, Santa Monica Review, Western Humanities Review, Indiana Review, Portland Review, Sycamore Review, and twice in Image, where she was featured as Artist of the Month in November 2009. She has also published reviews and scholarship on contemporary fiction, and is a contributing writer for the Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market. Parker has a Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Cincinnati, and currently lives with her husband and daughter in Northern Indiana, where she is an assistant professor at Indiana University South Bend. Visit her at her virtual home: kelceyparker.com.