Susan Urbanek Linville has a PhD in Biology. In the last several years she has published over a dozen short fiction pieces in magazines, anthologies and on-line venues in the U.S. and Canada. She has worked as a freelance writer for newspapers and has published articles in encyclopedias. She presently freelances scripts for Indiana University's PODcast program, A Moment of Science. Her co-written memoir, A School for My Village, published by Viking-Penguin is available in book stores.