Leslie Lutz is the author of Fractured Tide (May 5, 2020; HarperCollins/Blink). She lives in Fort Worth, Texas, and is a member of International Thriller Writers, Horror Writers Association, Editorial Freelancers Association, and the DFW Writers' Workshop, and has been a speaker at the DFW Writers’ Convention. A devoted fan of scuba diving and creature horror, she also draws on her volunteer experiences—including her time teaching GED courses at the Atlanta Women's Prison—to tell stories that challenge stereotypes about forgotten people. Her writing has also appeared in such journals as Orca Literary Journal, Kaaterskill Basin Literary Journal, Typishly, Number One, The Lyric, and Raintown Review. Fractured Tide won the 2018 Frisco First Chapter Contest. You can visit Leslie online at lesliekarenlutz.com.