Kristen Ringman is a deaf writer, traveler, and mother. She writes multi-cultural lyrical fiction and poetry inspired by her persistent wanderings to far off places. She is the author of I Stole You: stories from the fae (Handtype Press), Makara: a novel (Handtype Press), a Lambda Literary finalist in Debut Fiction and nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and the editor and publisher of Everyday Haiku: an anthology (Wandering Muse Press). She received her MFA from Goddard College in 2008. She’s currently working on her first poetry collection and literary fiction novels that play along the boundaries of magical realism, fantasy, and horror. Her work can be found in Callisto: A Queer Fiction Journal, QDA: A Queer Disabiity Anthology, and many other anthologies.