Chris Phillips was born the son of a traveling preacher and grew up across the country from the Midwest to the Deep South, devouring a buffet of American culture. He earned an English degree from The Ohio State University and an MFA from Seton Hill University. His work appears in Orson Scott Card's Intergalactic Medicine Show (issues 48 & 52), Apex Magazine, Penumbra eMag, Sci Phi Journal, and elsewhere. Chris is an active member in both SFWA and HWA. He also works as managing editor for Flash Fiction Online.