Leah Erickson is the author of the novels The Brambles (2017) Blythe of the Gates (2018) and The Gilded Lynx (2019). Her short fiction has appeared in many magazines and journals in print and online, including The Fabulist, Pantheon Magazine, The Saint Ann’s Review, Eclectica, The Coachella Review, and many more. She is a winner of a gold medal from the Independent Press Award, President’s Choice in the Independent Book Award, the Reader’s Favorite Award, and placed in the New York Book Festival. Her fourth novel is upcoming. She lives near Newport, Rhode Island.