Craig Kittner was born in Canton, Ohio in 1968 and took up residence in Wilmington, North Carolina in 2012. Between those two events, he lived in 14 different towns in 8 states and the District of Columbia. He's worked as an art gallery director, magazine writer, restaurant owner, blackjack dealer, art council program director, and customer service manager. Recent publications include Frogpond, bottle rockets, The Heron's Nest, and Bones. Craig is fond of birds, cats, and rain . . . but rarely writes of cats.