K. A. Laity (kalaity.com) writes in a variety of genres. She's author of WHITE RABBIT, A CUT-THROAT BUSINESS, LUSH SITUATION, OWL STRETCHING, CHASTITY FLAME, THE CLADDAGH ICON, UNQUIET DREAMS, PELZMANTEL and many more stories, essays, plays and humour pieces as well as editor of WEIRD NOIR, NOIR CARNIVAL and DRAG NOIR for Fox Spirit Books. Laity received a 2006 Finlandia Foundation grant and the 2005 Eureka Short Story Fellowship to work on UNIKIRJA (Dreambook), a collection of short stories based on Finnish mythology and the Kalevala (Aino Press 2009). In 2011-2 she was a Fulbright Fellow at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Dr. Laity is Associate Professor of English at the College of Saint Rose, where she teaches medieval literature, film, New Media and popular culture, with a particular interest in magic -- see her collection ROOK CHANT or read her History Witch column at Witches & Pagans. She divides her time between NY and Dundee, Scotland. Find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads or follow her blog.