June Sylvester Saraceno is the author of Feral, North Carolina, 1965, her debut novel. The Girl from Yesterday, a poetry collection, is forthcoming in January 2020. She has two previous books of poetry in print, of Dirt and Tar and Altars of Ordinary Light. She serves as English Department Chair at Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe, where she teaches in the undergraduate and MFA programs in creative writing. She is the director of the literary speaker series Writers in the Woods, and founding editor of the Sierra Nevada Review.