Mialise Carney is an MFA candidate in creative writing at California State University, Fresno. She is the fiction editor at The Normal School and her writing has appeared in Hobart, Barren Magazine, and The Boiler, among others. Her writing has been nominated for the Pushcart prize and twice awarded the Fresno Fiction Prize. In her spare time, she enjoys stealing antique silverware from museums and preparing her application to become a full-time hermit. Follow her on Twitter @mialisec