Veronica Schanoes is the author of "Burning Girls" (Nebula and Shirley Jackson finalist, Novella, 2013) and "Phosphorus" (Shirley Jackson finalist, novelette, 2013). Her most recent piece, "Among the Thorns," appeared on Tor.com, and a story, "The Permanent Collection" will be appearing in Ellen Datlow's The Doll Collection. Her recent book Fairy Tales, Myth, and Psychoanalytic Theory: Feminism and Re-telling the Tale (Ashgate, 2014) is a scholarly examination of the relationship between feminist psychoanalytic and clinical theory and feminist revisions of fairy tales and classical myth. She was recently tenured at Queens College – CUNY, and will be associate professor in the Department of English there beginning Fall 2014. She lives in New York City.