Katya Cengel, who has written about everything from retired dancing bears in Bulgaria to the world’s largest machine gun shoot in Kentucky. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Salon, Esquire and Southwest Airlines Spirit magazine among others. Katya is the author of BLUEGRASS BASEBALL: A YEAR IN THE MINOR LEAGUE LIFE (2012, Univ. of Nebraska Press). She is also a writing instructor at U.C. Berkeley Extension. You can connect with her via her website, Twitter, Facebook, and Goodreads.