Kate Heartfield is the opinion editor for a daily newspaper in Ottawa, Canada. Her fantasy and science fiction stories have appeared in places such as Daily Science Fiction, Waylines, Lackington’s, Black Treacle, Postscripts to Darkness and Spellbound. Kate grew up mainly in Manitoba but lived for a year in Belize as a teenager. She is working on a historical fantasy novel and usually writes at night, after her toddler falls asleep. Her website is heartfieldfiction.wordpress.com and she is on Twitter as @kateheartfield.