Amanda Linsmeier’s work has appeared in Brain, Child Magazine, WOW! Women on Writing, and Portage Magazine. She is the author of the novel Ditch Flowers. Amanda works part-time at her local library and brings home more books than she has time to read. She lives in the countryside with her husband, children, two dogs, and half-wild cat and is at work on a paranormal women’s fiction novel revolving around forbidden relationships, post-partum depression, and magic.