J.S. Breukelaar is the author of the acclaimed novels Aletheia and American Monster as well as the forthcoming collection, Collision, and numerous stories, poems and essays in publications such as Gamut, SF&F, Nightmare, Lightspeed and elsewhere. She has a PhD in creative writing and is a columnist and instructor at LitReactor.com and elsewhere. California-born and New York raised she currently lives in Sydney, Australia with her family. You can find her at www.thelivingsuitcase.com.