Margot Douaihy, Ph.D. (Lancaster University), is the author of Scranton Lace (Clemson University Press), the Lambda Literary Finalist Girls Like You (Clemson University Press) and I Would Ruby If I Could (Factory Hollow Press). In her current detective fiction series, she inhabits and reconstructs hardboiled sleuth tropes through a queer lens. She is the editor of the Northern New England Review and an editor-at-large with Future Publishing. She has taught writing at Marywood University and Franklin Pierce University. Douaihy's writings have been featured in PBS NewsHour, Colorado Review, Madison Review, Tahoma Literary Review, South Carolina Review, Adirondack Review, Wisconsin Review, The Sow's Ear Poetry Review, The Tishman Review, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Storyscape Literary Journal, The New Guard Literary Review, The Mark Literary Review, Bloodstone Review, Tupelo Press 30/30, The Common by Amherst College, Soundings East by Salem State University, Big Bridge, Mic, Nottingham Writer's Studio, Sight Into Sound, Ducts, Nth Position, Catamaran Literary Reader, The Moth Magazine, The Four Quarters Magazine, Belle Reve Literary Journal, and The Pittsburgh Poetry Houses. She is a founding member of the Creative Writing Studies Organization and an active member of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs and the Modern Language Association of America. Margot is represented by literary agent Laura Macdougall, United Agents.