Katrina Prow lives and writes in Santa Maria, California. Her writing has recently appeared in The Boston Review, Emerald City Literary Magazine, Sledgehammer Lit, Taco Bell Quarterly, decomP, The Journal, Pithead Chapel, Redivider, Passages North, and elsewhere. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing, Fiction from Texas Tech University, and she currently teaches Creative Writing at California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo. She has been an writer-in-residence at Yaddo and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Outside of academia, Katrina is working on a novel about the restaurant industry after over twenty years in the 'biz. She has worked every FOH role in several types of restaurants: fine dining, a bbq shack, tourist fare at an amusement park, chef-driven concepts, a boutique winery, dive bars, national corporate chains, and a Texas steakhouse.