Julie Wakeman-Linn edits the Potomac Review and teaches at Montgomery College in Maryland. Her short stories have appeared in many literary magazines, including Rosebud, Gargoyle, JMWW and MacGuffin. Her novel, Chasing the Leopard, Finding the Lion, was published by Mkuki Na Nyota in 2012. Her short story, Challenges of Nonnative Species was a finalist for the WWPH 2014 Fiction prize. She grew up in South Dakota and has lived in Africa twice.