Andrew Hayes Williams is the author of the young adult historical fiction novel In Light of December. He is also the author of the not-at-all-for-young-readers, very adult World War I novelette “The Gorge,” included in the Lost Love Anthology by Dragon Soul Press. His short story, “And All of Us Go Drowning in the Loam,” is featured in the fifteenth issue of the acclaimed literary journal F(r)iction, and his essay on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown” was published by the psychology journal PsyArt. From time to time, his satire appears on McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. He lives in San Diego.