Carson Beker is a writer, playwright, and storyteller with an MFA and MA from SFSU. They are the co-founder of The Escapery, an SF Bay Writing Unschool, and the former Fiction Editor of Fourteen Hills. Their work has appeared in Gigantic Sequins, Sparkle + Blink, Transfer Magazine, and Bourbon Penn. Their plays have been at the San Francisco Olympians Festival and at Z Space, and they are proud to have performed for Radar Literary Series. They have two cats, one living and one ghost. They are so excited to be a 2016 Lambda fellow in Fiction!