Rhiannon Thorne is a University Fellow at University of Louisiana at Lafayette where she focuses on Southern Studies and Children’s Literature. Recently she was awarded the Shelley Martin Seminar Paper Award. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing at Louisiana State University where she focused on Hybridity and won the Robert Penn Warren Thesis Award in Poetry for her manuscript, The Wooden Boy. She is Managing Editor of cahoodaloodaling, a Sundress Publications journal; an Editor-at-Large for Up the Staircase Quarterly; and Creative Nonfiction Editor for Rougarou. She has also served as Interview/Reviews Editor for New Delta Review, as Co-Director of the Delta Mouth Literary Festival, and as Editorial Assistant for The Southern Review. Her work has appeared in Black Warrior Review, Midwest Quarterly, and The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review, among others. She may be reached by email at rhiannon_thorne [at] live [dot] com.