James Van Pelt is a former high school English teacher and now full-time writer in western Colorado. His fiction has made appearances in most of the major science fiction and fantasy magazines. He’s been a finalist for a Nebula Award and been reprinted in many year’s best collections. Much of his short fiction has been gathered in four collections, including the latest, Flying in the Heart of the Lafayette Escadrille. His first Young Adult novel, Pandora’s Gun, was released from Fairwood Press in August of 2015. James blogs at http://www.jamesvanpelt.com and can be found on Facebook.