Kate Finegan’s work has won contests with Thresholds, Phoebe, Midwestern Gothic, and The Fiddlehead and been runner-up for The Puritan‘s Thomas Morton Memorial Prize. Her novel-in-progress, The Length of Days, was a semi-finalist for the James Jones First Novel Award. An excerpt from the novel was shortlisted for the Cambridge Short Story Prize and will be anthologized. She teaches academic reading and writing at the University of Toronto and has studied copy editing, literary rights management, and trade and educational publishing. She lives in Toronto, where she is an active member of the Historical Fiction Writers Group at the Toronto Public Library. She tweets @kehfinegan.