Rob Costello (he/him) writes fiction for and about queer youth. He holds an MFA from the Writing for Children and Young Adults Program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. An alumnus of the Millay Colony for the Arts and the New York State Summer Writers Institute, his short fiction has appeared in Hunger Mountain, Stone Canoe, Eclectica, and Narrative, and is forthcoming in The Dark Magazine and Rural Voices: YA Stories of Growing Up in Remote Communities (Candlewick, Fall 2020). He lives with his husband and their four-legged menagerie in upstate NY. Find out more at www.cloudbusterpress.com.