Linda H. Heuring is a short-story writer known for her character-driven narratives and her penchant for the overheard phrase. Her short fiction has appeared in Crack the Spine, Crannog (Ireland), Rosebud, Kestrel, Alabama Literary Review, Broad River Review, Dos Passos Review, and other publications. Her honors include the Fish International Short Story Prize (Ireland) and the Rash Award in Fiction, and she was shortlisted for the Bridport Prize (UK) among other honors. Her debut short story collection, A Woman Walked into the Bar, was published by All Nations Press in April. A Southern writer dragged kicking and screaming across the Mason-Dixon line, she lives in suburban Chicago.