Author of the article

Beth Mayer’s fiction has appeared in The Threepenny Review, The Sun Magazine, New Writing from the Midwest (Ohio University-Swallow Press), and American Fiction 13 (New Rivers Press). Beth is a Loft Mentor Series Winner in Fiction for 2015-16 and received Honorable Mention distinction in 2014-15. Her short story collection was named a 2015 finalist for the Many Voices Project with New Rivers Press. Beth holds an MFA from Hamline University and coordinates the Creative Writing Certificate at Century College. She currently serves as a fiction editor with Redbird Chapbooks, and lives in Lakeville, Minnesota with her husband, two teenagers, and little white dog.