C. A. Carey received her MFA from St. Mary’s College of California in 2005. In 2016, one of her stories was a finalist in the Writers at Work fiction competition. In 2015, one of her stories was a finalist in Third Coast’s fiction competition. She has also earned an honorable mention in Glimmer Train’s September 2011 Fiction Open Contest, and in 2009 she was a finalist for New Letters Prize. She has also published an interview with author Susan Steinberg available at www.maryjournal.org.