Laura Citino is a fiction writer and essayist from southeastern Michigan. In 2013 she received her MFA in fiction from Eastern Washington University, where she was also Fiction Editor for Willow Springs. Her work has appeared in numerous journals in print and online, including Passages North, cream city review, Sou'wester, Gigantic Sequins, Pembroke, and others. She currently teaches in a program for academically talented youth and serves as Managing Editor for Sundog Lit. She lives in Kalamazoo, MI.