Rebecca Bernard’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Colorado Review, Southwest Review, Juked, Pleiades and elsewhere. She holds a PhD in Fiction from the University of North Texas and an MFA from Vanderbilt University. Her work received notable mention in the Best American Short Stories of 2018. She will be starting as an Assistant Professor in the English department at Angelo State University in the fall of 2021. She serves as an Assistant Fiction Editor for The Boiler.