Josephine Napiore received her M.A. in English from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has previously been published in the Mississippi Harvest and Kaleidoscope magazines; in an online anthology, Temporal Discombobulations, through the University of Surrey, England; and on the DaCunha Fiction, Sheila-Na-Gig, The Five-Two, and The Blue Nib websites. She currently works as an adjunct English professor at St. Cloud State University and St. Cloud Technical and Community College. Josephine lives in St. Cloud with her husband Walter and a plethora of cats.
The purpose of literature is to turn blood into ink. T. S. Eliot