Wesley Southard is the author of the novel The Betrayed, and has had short stories appear in numerous outlets such as Cover of Darkness Magazine, Eulogies II: Tales from the Cellar, Grindhouse, Dark Bits, Blood Reign Lit Magazine, The Book of Blasphemous Words, and Clickers Forever: A Tribute to J.F. Gonzalez. A few of those stories are collected in his chapbook Unfit for Burial: Four Short Stories. When not watching numerous hours of ice hockey, he spends his free time reading and drinking copious amounts of local green soda. He is also a graduate of the Atlanta Institute of Music, and he currently lives in Southwestern Indiana with his wife and their cavalcade of animals.