Hunting Season

My son, Ramon, doesn’t come with me to Greece this year. Instead, he cancels his trip over the phone. He’ll pay me back for the ticket. He’s not a hunting man, he says. Not a fishing man. Not anymore. He says things like, “I feel guilty leaving Chris here again with the baby.” He talks…

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Stephanie Ogrodnik

Stephanie Ogrodnik graduated from Drexel University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Screenwriting and Playwriting. She currently lives in Hollywood where she works as a manager of global sales and volunteers at a local domestic violence service. She collects books faster than she can read them but is always open to new recommendations.

Daniel Reneau

Daniel Reneau is a Denver-based illustrator skilled in digital and traditional mediums, and specializes in horror, fantasy, science fiction, and comic book illustration. He is the co-creator of the graphic novel Zombiraq, a winner of the 2013 L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the Future Award, and a graduate of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Learn more at

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