Karen Heuler’s stories have appeared in over 100 literary and speculative magazines and anthologies, from Conjunctions to Fantasy & Science Fiction and an upcoming Asimov’s, as well as a number of Best Of anthologies. She has published six novels and six story collections. She has received an O. Henry award, been shortlisted for a Pushcart prize, for the Iowa short fiction award, the Bellwether award and the Shirley Jackson award for short fiction. Her stories and books often feature women facing strange circumstances on this world and others. Find her at karenheuler.com, befriend her at /karenheuler on FB, or follow her on Twitter (@karenheuler).