Maria Schrater is a writer & poet based in Chicago. Her work can be found in Apparition Lit, Sycorax Journal, Abyss & Apex, and in Air & Nothingness Press’s Wild Hunt and Future Perfect in Past Tense anthologies. She is also Poetry Editor for Apparition Literary Magazine and an associate SFWA member. She especially loves folklore and mythology and often works with retellings. When not writing, she can be found imitating bird calls in the woods. You can find her on Twitter @MariaSchrater or on her website mariaschrater.com.