Leslie J. Anderson specializes in urban fantasy, science fiction, and horror short stories and poetry. In her spare time she trains various animals. She has an unhealthy obsession with coffee. Her collection of poetry, An Inheritance of Stone, was recently released form Alliteration Ink and her novel, The Cricket Prophecies, was released this year by Post Mortem Press. Her writing has appeared in Asimov’s, Strange Horizons, Daily Science Fiction, and Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, to name a few.