Connie Corcoran Wilson graduated from the University of Iowa and Western Illinois University, with additional study at Northern Illinois, the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Chicago. She taught writing at six Iowa/Illinois colleges and has written for five newspapers and two blogs. She is an active, voting member of HWA (Horror Writers Assocation). Her stories and interviews have appeared online and in numerous journals. This year, her work has won prizes from Whim's Place Flash Fiction and Writer's Digest (Screenplay). Connie reviewed film and books for the Quad City Times (Davenport, Iowa) for 12 years and wrote humor columns and conducted interviews for the (Moline, Illinois) Daily Dispatch.