Tammy Lynne Stoner’s work has been selected for more than a dozen anthologies and literary journals. Her first novel, Sugar Land, is coming out in 2018 with Red Hen Press. She’s the winner of a SLS Seminar to Kenya and loser of a Million Writers Award. Stemming from what her grandmother calls her “gypsy blood”, Tammy has lived in 15 cities, working as a biscuit maker, a medical experimentee, a forklift operator, a gas station attendant, and a college instructor, among other odd jobs. She’s also the publisher of Gertrude journal and GERTIE - a quarterly, queer book club, based in in Portland, OR, where she lives with her lady-friend and their three kids.