Sam Grieve was born in Cape Town, and lived in Paris and London prior to settling down in Connecticut with her husband and two sons. She graduated from Brown University, received an MA in English from King’s College, London, and has worked as a librarian, a bookseller and an antiquarian book-dealer. She now writes full-time, and her stories and poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in 10,000 Tons Of Black Ink, A cappella Zoo, Amarillo Bay, Cactus Heart, Crack the Spine, Daily Science Fiction, Forge, Grey Sparrow, Lowestoft Chronicles, PANK, Qwerty, Ragazine, Saint Ann’s Review, Sanskrit, Sierra Nevada Review, Silk Road Review, Southern Indiana Review, Storyscape Journal and Wild Violet. Her short story, “Curious Things that Happened to Her in Paris,” [Pank] 9, was recognized as Notable Nonrequired Reading in Best of American Nonrequired Reading 2014. She has been nominated for the storyScape Million Writer’s Award 2015, Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017, and for a Pushcart Prize 2016. She is also the winner of the 2015 Rash Award for Fiction (Broad River Review) for her story, We Are All Nobody.