Warren Rochelle lives and works in Fredericksburg, VA, where he teaches English at is the University of Mary Washington. He earned a BA in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1977, followed by an MS in library science at Columbia University in 1978. After eleven years as a school librarian, he returned to school to earn his MFA in 1991, followed by his PhD in 1997, both from UNC Greensboro. He has published several articles on rhetoric and literature in Emergency Librarian, Extrapolation, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Foundation, SFRA Review, Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, Paradoxa, and the North Carolina Literary Review. His short fiction and poetry are published in Icarus, Collective Fallout, Aboriginal Science Fiction, Forbidden Lines, Crucible, The Charlotte Poetry Review, GW Magazine, the Asheville Poetry Review, the North Carolina Literary Review, and Romance and Beyond. A critical book on the fiction of Ursula Le Guin, Communities of the Heart: the Rhetoric of Myth in the Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin, was published by Liverpool University Press in early 2001. Golden Gryphon Press published his first novel, The Wild Boy, later in 2001, and his second novel, Harvest of Changelings, in 2007. His third novel, The Called, the sequel to Harvest, was published in 2010.