Jen Welch grew up in Mystic, Connecticut, and currently writes fantasy, speculative fiction, and the occasional YA story in Portland, Maine. She is a graduate of the Odyssey Writing Workshop, and is currently at work on a novel. Her short fiction has appeared in Penumbra, Fantasy Scroll, Cast of Wonders, and IGMS. When she isn't writing, you can find her exploring the nearest museums, junk shops, and barbecue restaurants. Find links to her stories at www.jennifernoellewelch.com, and follow her on twitter @jen__welch.