Hayli M. Cox is a writer, instructor, and MA graduate currently applying for PhD Programs in English-Creative Writing. In her free time, Hayli paints, builds with LEGO, goes on audiostrolls, walks her cat, and indulges in Lake Superior night swims. She currently serves as an editor for Heavy Feather Review. She prefers writing fabulist fiction and creative nonfiction/hybrid formats involving lots of research and often wishes she had a tail, wings, or scales and feels very connected to her evolutionary past. Rats are her thing. Beavers, too. Her work has most recently been published in The Gateway Review (3rd Place Summer Writing Contest), Moonsick Magazine, HOOT, Open Palm Print, Hippocampus Magazine, Paper Darts, DIAGRAM, and Crab Fat Magazine.