Jen Dupree is a librarian, assistant editor of The Masters Review, and former bookstore owner. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast program. Her work has appeared in December, Solstice, Wordpeace, On the Rusk and other places. She is the winner of the Writer’s Digest Fiction Contest for 2017, and a 2022 winner of a Maine Literary Award. See the winning moment here. She lives in Maine with her husband and Portuguese Water Dog, (Pink) Floyd.