Joanna Roye’s work first appeared in the anthology Black Candies: Gross and Unlikeable, and is forthcoming in The Wyrd and The Body Horror Book. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Authors. She holds a MA in Philosophy from Virginia Tech. Joanna lives in the hills south of Blacksburg, Virginia with her husband, children, and lots of bloodthirsty cats. She loves gimlets, opossums, and weird stories from around the world.