About the author

Berneta L. Haynes

<p>Berneta L. Haynes was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas but has lived everywhere from Missouri, England, Iowa, Chicago, and Philadelphia since age eighteen. She obtained a Bachelor&#39;s degree in English, Writing, and Psychology from Drury University in 2006. She later received a Master of Arts in English from the University of Iowa and a Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law.<br /> <br /> Her previous short story publication credits include <em>Bonfire</em>, a literary magazine published through Drury University, and <em>The Bangalore Review</em>. Additionally, she has published articles in <em>Out on the Town Magazine</em>, <em>Inside Higher Ed</em>, and the <em>Iowa Press-Citizen</em>.&nbsp;</p><p>Currently, Berneta is the founding editor of Waking Writer, managing editor at NPO.io, and a public policy advocate in Atlanta, Georgia. She is working on her upcoming science fiction novel and blogging joyously. Social butterflies can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.</p>