Kristine Langley Mahler is a memoirist experimenting with the truth on the suburban prairie outside Omaha, Nebraska, a city ridging the backbone of the West and the Midwest. Her work received the Rafael Torch Award from Crab Orchard Review and has been published in The Normal School, New Delta Review, Superstition Review, The Collagist, Quarter After Eight, and The Rumpus, among others.