Paula Friedman is the award-winning author of The Rescuer’s Path, which Ursula K. Le Guin has called “exciting, physically vivid, and romantic” and Cheryl Strayed has noted “had me from the first page to the last.” Friedman’s other published books are Time and Other Details (poetry), the edited anthology Songs for Our Voices, and two co-edited books, The Future is Short—Science Fiction in a Flash, vol. 1, and Gathered from the Center. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in over 40 magazines and anthologies. Her second novel of the “Sixties” antiwar movement, Reaching Through, will be published in autumn 2015. A professional book editor and writing instructor, Friedman has worked as a news reporter, publicist, and librarian.