Doug Lane received his Master’s in Journalism from Georgetown University in 2010. His work has appeared online and in print at Factor Four Magazine, Radon Journal, Bards and Sages Quarterly, Pulp Modern, and others. His story “Daddy, Play That Babalú” was first runner-up in The Saturday Evening Post’s 2023 Great American Fiction Contest. He writes, works, and lives in Salem, Oregon with his wife and their geriatric feline overlord. He maintains a small but sincere pumpkin patch on Facebook (DougLaneWrites) and a vacation destination at You can read more in his collection Shady Acres & Darker Places, available anywhere you buy books.

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