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 Fiction Southeast. Staci teaches creative writing and composition at Central DeWitt High School in Iowa and is a creative writing professor for Southern New Hampshire University's MFA program. She was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Literary Arts Educator Award from the Midwest Writing Center.

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