Carly Racklin is a writer, hobbyist illustrator, and bird lover from New Jersey. She possesses a BA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from Arcadia University. Her work has previously appeared in Mirror Dance, Bird’s Thumb, Corvus Review, Quiddity, and more. Outside of writing, she adores media of the horror persuasion, video games, and knitting. Sometimes she dabbles in music and voice-acting. Her favorite birds are vultures, which she thinks more people should appreciate.