E. K. Wagner is an assistant professor within the SUNY system. She lives in the Catskills, inspired by Rip Van Winkle’s game of nine-pins. Her speculative fiction has appeared in Apex, Perihelion, and Asymmetry, and her poetry has been published in the South Dakota Review. She is a member of SFWA, and you can follow her on Twitter @ek_wagner. Her website is https://erinkwagner.wordpress.com/.