J.D. Kotzman works in the health policy field and lives in the Washington, D.C., area with his girlfriend and two pugs, Grendel and Ginger. Previously, he has served as an editor and writer for several print and online news publications. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Crack the Spine, Drunk Monkeys, Foliate Oak, Ink Stains (a project of Dark Alley Press), Inscape, Kentucky Review, Pidgeonholes, Slink Chunk Press, The Speculative Edge, Straylight, and An Unlikely Companion (a project of Spark). Find more of his writing on Amazon.