LaShawn M. Wanak (she/her) lives in Wisconsin with her husband, son, and numerous knitting projects. She writes short fiction, essays, and poetry, and has been published in numerous venues including Fireside Magazine, FIYAH, Uncanny Magazine, and 2019 Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy Anthology. She is the editor of the online speculative magazine GigaNotoSaurus and previously wrote book reviews for Lightspeed Magazine. She is an alumni of Viable Paradise. Visit her on Twitter: @TboneJenkins and find her newsletter at wanak.substack.com.