S.D. Lishan is the author of three novels: MISS EMILY’S BOOK OF SPELLS, BETWEEN US & SPIRITLAND, and LIGHTSEEDER. He is also the author of a book of poems, BODY TAPESTRIES, published by Dream Horse Press, a winner of its Orphic Prize for poetry. His fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry have been published in numerous literary magazines, such as the KENYON REVEIEW, NEW ENGLAND REVIEW, ARTS & LETTERS, CREATIVE NONFICTION, THE CHAFFIN REVIEW, and THE LITERATI QUARTERLY. He teaches creative writing at The Ohio State University, where he is an Associate Professor of English. You can check out his blog, “S.D. Lishan, Tales from a Writing Life,” at http://sdlishan.blogspot.com/.