Mark Tulin is an author, humorist, poet, and short-story writer who lives with his wife, Alice, in Long Beach, California. His stories and poetry reflect his gritty Philadelphia childhood, his career as a therapist, and his creative rebirth in California. Published in elephant journal, Page & Spine, Fiction on the Web, The Junction, Smokebox.net, The New Reader Magazine, Amethyst Review, Falling Star Magazine, Santa Barbara Independent, The Family Therapy Magazine, Creative Writing Outloud podcast, Vita Brevis, Visitant, Spill Words, Friday Flash Fiction, and various anthologies. His books include Magical Yogis, Awkward Grace, Junkyard Souls, Rain on Cabrillo, and The Asthmatic Kid and Other Stories. All of Mark's books are available on Amazon. His website is www.crowonthewire.com. Twitter: Crow_writer.