Amber Wheeler Bacon is a writer, teacher and literacy specialist. She has an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and is on the board of directors of the South Carolina Writers Association. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Five Points, Post Road, New Ohio Review, Crazyhorse and Witness. You can also find her writing online at Ploughshares, CRAFT and New South. She is the recipient of the 2018 Breakout 8 Writers Prize sponsored by The Author’s Guild and a Katharine Bakeless Nason Scholarship from the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference. She is Assistant Fiction Editor at Four Way Review.