Sheryl Monks is the Literary Editor of Germ. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Queens University of Charlotte and a BA in English from Salem College. Her collection of stories ALL THE GIRLS IN FRANCE was a finalist for the 2013 Hudson Prize. Her work has appeared in numerous literary journals. She is the Spring 2014 Writer-in-Residence at Salem College, the nation's oldest all-women's college by founding date. She is currently working on a novel. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit her online at www.sherylmonks.com.