Corey Flintoff is a former reporter and foreign correspondent for NPR (Moscow and South Asia bureau chief), who covered the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Ukraine. His fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction and other journals. His work has won the Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award and the Tobias Wolff Award for Fiction. His most recent story, Collection of the Artist, took Second Place in the Masters Review Winter Story Contest. Flintoff now lives in a leafy Maryland suburb outside of Washington, DC, with his wife, the painter Diana Derby.