Kim Chinquee grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin, served in the medical field in the Air Force, and is often referred to as the "queen" of flash fiction. She's published hundreds of pieces of fiction and nonfiction in journals and magazines including The Nation, Ploughshares, NOON, Storyquarterly, Denver Quarterly, Fiction, Story, Notre Dame Review, Conjunctions, and others. She is the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes and a Henfield Prize. She is Senior Editor of New World Writing, Chief Editor of ELJ (Elm Leaves Journal), co-director of Buffalo State's Writing Major, serves as the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Northeast Regional Chair--Elect, serves on its Board of Directors, and is also a Mentor for the association's Writer to Writer Mentorship Program. Her seventh collection of fiction (Snowmaker) will be published with Ravenna Press in the fall of 2020, and her novel--in-flashes Battle Dress will be published in Spring 2021 with Widow + Orphan House Press.