Susan Woodring is the author of the forthcoming novel, Goliath (St. Martin’s Press, 2012). She is also the author of a short story collection, Springtime on Mars (Press 53, 2008), and a novel, The Traveling Disease (Main Street Rag, 2007). Her short fiction has appeared in Isotope, Passages North, turnrow, and Surreal South, among other anthologies and literary magazines. Her work has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and her short fiction was shortlisted for Best American Non-Required Reading 2008 and Best American Short Stories 2010. Susan currently lives in the foothills of North Carolina where she writes and homeschools her two children.