Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer has had her short fiction broadcast on BBC radio and published in Stand and Kaleidoscope. She won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize in 2004, and was a runner-up for it in 1997. She works as a psychology professor, and has various publications in the academic psychology literature. She lives in North Jersey with her husband and young son. Her website is www.ruvaneevilhauer.com.