Jacqui Reiko Teruya received her MFA from Boise State University where she taught fiction and served as the Associate Editor for The Idaho Review. Her story “How to Spot a Whale” was winner of The Masters Review’s 2018 Summer Flash Fiction Contest, and is forthcoming in Best Small Fictions 2020 (Sonder Press). Her story “Every Bird a Rival” was the second-place finalist for the 2019 CRAFT Short Fiction Prize judged by Elizabeth McCracken, and she is the recipient of the 2020 Glenn Balch Award judged by Hester Kaplan. Her work has appeared in The Masters Review, CRAFT, and Passages North. She lives in Boise, Idaho where she is currently at work on a novel.