Lisa Hayes-Minney is a rural librarian who recently earned her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from West Virginia Wesleyan College. She has received awards from the WV Press Association and West Virginia Writers, Inc. and her writing has appeared in GreenPrints Magazine, Wonderful West Virginia Magazine, Entropy Magazine, and other publications. She and her husband, Frank, live on a secluded farm where they enjoy organic gardening, keep honey bees, and raise free-range hens. For more information visit LHayesMinney.net.