Alison McBain is a freelance writer and poet. She has over forty short pieces published/forthcoming in magazines and anthologies, including Flash Fiction Online, Abyss & Apex, Star*Line and FLAPPERHOUSE. When not writing, she reviews books for the ezine Bewildering Stories. She received her B.A. in African history and classical literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz. If the Walking Dead isn't on, she spends time drawing pictures and doing origami meditation in Connecticut, where she lives with her husband and three children. If the Walking Dead is on, shhhh! The Walking Dead is on!