Aimee LaBrie works as the director of communications for Rutgers University School of Social Work and teaches at Rosemont College. Her short story collection, Wonderful Girl, was awarded the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Fiction and published by the University of North Texas Press in 2007. Her second collection of stories, Animal Shelters, placed as a finalist in the BOA Short Fiction Contest and will be published by Running Wild Press in 2018. Other short stories of hers have been published inPleiades, Minnesota Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, Permafrost, and other literary journals. In 2012, she won first place in Zoetrope’s All-Story Fiction contest. “Ducklings” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Pleiades. You can read her blog at www.butcallmebetsy.blogspot.com.