Linda Michel-Cassidy is the MPC anthology editor and senior reviews editor at Tupelo Quarterly. Her writing has appeared in Rattle, Catamaran, Tahoma Review, The Rumpus, and others. She has an MFA in poetry from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and another, in fiction, from the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her story collection, When We Were Hardcore is forthcoming in early 2024. She lives on a houseboat in Sausalito.