Kassandra Montag is an award-winning poet, novelist and essayist. She grew up in rural Nebraska and now lives in Omaha with her husband and two sons. She holds a master’s degree in English Literature and her shorter work has appeared in journals and anthologies, including Midwestern Gothic, Real Simple, Prairie Schooner, and Mystery Weekly Magazine. After the Flood, her first novel, was selected by the Chicago Tribune as one of the best books of 2019. It is being translated into seventeen languages and has been optioned for television.