Alana Noel Voth is a single mom who lives in Oregon with her ten-year-old son, two cats, one dog, and several freshwater fish. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Oregon in 2004. Alana’s essay, “Where’s My Brown? Notes from A Single White Mother Raising A Biracial Son” appeared in the Slow Trains Literary Journal. Her fiction has also appeared in The Big Stupid Review, Best American Erotica 2005, and Best Gay Erotica 2007. Read more of Alana’s writing at her blog.