Jo Scott-Coe is the author of MASS: A Sniper, a Father, and a Priest (Pelekinesis, 2018) and TEACHER AT POINT BLANK (Aunt Lute, 2010). Her first-ever portrait of Kathy Leissner Whitman, Listening to Kathy (Catapult) received a Notable listing in Best American Essays and is now available in print. Scott-Coe's nonfiction has appeared in Talking Writing, Tahoma Literary Review, Cultural Weekly, American Studies Journal, Pacific Coast Philology, Superstition Review, Fourth Genre, Ninth Letter, Salon, and many other publications. She is an associate professor of English composition at Riverside City College, where she was named 57th Distinguished Faculty Lecturer for her research on the epistolary history of Kathy Leissner. Scott-Coe also facilitates community writing workshops for the Inlandia Institute.