Editorial Staff


bioStories is edited by Mark (Hummel) Leichliter, who works as a writer, regularly publishing fiction, poetry, and essays, and a freelance editor and writing coach who works with writers to hone their craft. His work has appeared in numerous literary journals since 1991, including The Bloomsbury Review, Dogwood, Fugue, Matter, The Talking River Review, and Weber Studies, among many others. The author of the novel In the Chameleon’s Shadow and the story collection Lost and Found, he taught writing at the University of Northern Colorado for nearly twenty years in addition to serving as a writing program administrator and the director of a writers’ conference. Having more recently taught at Journeys School of the Teton Science Schools, he remains a resident faculty member of the Jackson Hole Writers Conference, attends other conferences as presenter, and teaches occasional courses in his community. His new book of crime fiction The Other Side is forthcoming in June 2021 from Level Best Books.