Lynn Sloan is the author of Principles of Navigation (Fomite, 2015), a novel set mostly in small town Indiana, when a young couple, he’s a sculptor, she’s a small town journalist, decide to have a baby. This simple decision cracks open their marriage, and when they receive disastrous news, launches them on separate and complicated journeys. Lynn’s short stories have appeared in American Literary Review, The Literary Review, Nimrod, Puerto del Sol, Sou’wester, among other journals, and they have been nominated for the Pushcart Award, and finalists for the Dana Award, the Katherine Anne Porter prize, and the Faulkner-Wisdom Competition. Also a visual artist, Lynn’s fine art photographs have been widely exhibited and collected by museums, galleries, and private collections in the United States and abroad. She received her master’s degree from the Institute of Design, and taught in the photography department of Columbia College Chicago. She lives with her husband in Evanston, Illinois.