Shannon McLeod is the author of the essay chapbook *Pathetic* (Etchings
Press) and the forthcoming novella *Whimsy* (Long Day Press). Her writing
has appeared in Tin House Online, Hobart, Joyland, Wigleaf, and Prairie
Schooner, among other publications. Born in Detroit, she now teaches high
school English in Virginia. You can find Shannon on twitter @OcqueocSAM or on her website at www.shannon-mcleod.com.