Rob Costello (he/him) is a queer man who writes dark fiction for and about queer youth. He holds an MFA in Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and is an alumnus of the Millay Colony for the Arts and the New York State Summer Writers Institute. His stories have appeared in Hunger Mountain, Stone Canoe, The Dark Magazine, Eclectica, Light and Dark Magazine, Narrative, and forthcoming in Rural Voices: 15 Authors Challenge Assumptions About Small-Town America (Candlewick, October 2020). Since 2014 he has been on the faculty of the Highlights Foundation and works as a book coach with emerging Young Adult and Middle Grade fiction writers. He is rep'd by Marie Lamba at jdlit.com. Visit www.cloudbusterpress.com to find out more.