Hillary Behrman’s fiction appears in New Ohio Review, The Madison Review, High Desert Journal, Prime Number Magazine, Cutthroat, and elsewhere. She was the recipient of the 2020 Chris O’Malley Prize in Fiction and a 2022 finalist for the Missouri Review Editors’ Prize. Her debut short story collection, Lake Effect, has been a finalist for several literary prizes and has been described as deeply humane and unsettling. Hillary lives and writes in the Pacific Northwest where she has raised two kids, hiked hundreds of miles, and worked as a civil rights lawyer and public defender.