Anthony Otten lives and writes just south of the Ohio River. His stories have won first prize in fiction contests held by Still: The Journal and Able Muse. He has also published stories and essays in Jabberwock Review, Valparaiso Fiction Review, Wind, Hot Metal Bridge, Coal Hill Review, and other journals. He works in higher education. His current project is a novel about race, family, and reconciliation that travels the 19th-century American South and Midwest.