About the Author
Staci Mercado won a Midwest Book Award for her historical fiction novel, Seeking Signs (Four Feathers Press, 2013). She has published work in Broad Street, Barely South Review, Flash Fiction Magazine, and Our Iowa, and has work forthcoming in Fiction Southeast. Staci teaches writing at her local high school and works as a creative writing professor in an MFA program. She was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Literary Arts Educator Award from the Midwest Writing Center.