Cheryl Klein is the author of a story collection, The Commuters (City Works Press), a novel, Lilac Mines (Manic D Press), and a monthly column for MUTHA called Hold it Lightly. Cheryl’s stories and essays have appeared in The Normal School, Foglifter, Blunderbuss, and several anthologies. Her work has been honored by the MacDowell Colony and the Center for Cultural Innovation. By day she works for as Development Manager for the youth writing organization 826LA. She blogs about the intersection of art, life, and carbohydrates at breadandbread.blogspot.com.