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Kate Jonuska is an indie author, freelance writer, and yoga teacher currently serving as Vice President of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Often dark and always speculative, her fiction crosses genres of literary fiction, science fiction, dystopia, and satire. Her first novel, Transference, was a Denver Post Staff Pick, and her nonfiction book, The Dictionary of Fiction Critique, is now in its second edition. Follow Kate on Twitter, @kjonuska, or find her online at katejonuska.com.