Shannon Connor Winward is an American author of literary and speculative fiction and poetry.Her work has appeared widely in such venues as Pedestal Magazine, Flash Fiction Online, Strange Horizons, Illumen, Ideomancer, Silver Blade Magazine,, Star*Line, Hip Mama and PANK, as well as in genre anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic.Shannon recently earned Honorable Mention as an emerging artist by the Delaware Division of the Arts.Shannon is a member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and the Science Fiction Poetry Association, and a Rhysling Award nominee. She lives and writes in Newark, Delaware. For a full list of publications, or to read her accounts of writing, witchery, mommyhood and general sassiness, visit her website: