Caitlin Horrocks lives in Tempe, Arizona, where she is the 2006-2007 Theresa A. Wilhoit Fellow at Arizona State University. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Cincinnati Review, Passages North, Pindeldyboz and The Café Irreal. She was the fiction winner of The Atlantic Monthly’s 2005 Student Writing Contest and is one of the prose editors of Hayden’s Ferry Review.
She is grateful to everyone who appears in or assisted with the images in her story. Photo credits are due to Bill Spindler for his photographs of Waterford, Ohio, and Howard Moss of the Candleford Inn Bed and Breakfast, Volant, Pennsylvania, for his picture of the Amish farm.