Kayla Miller is currently a second-year MFA Fiction candidate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She hails from Jonesboro, Georgia, and since moving to the desert, likens herself to John Wayne in this Wild West. Her fiction and creative nonfiction has appeared or is forthcoming in the journals Gravel, Gesture, Soundings Review, and the Tahoma Literary Review, among others. She lives and writes in Las Vegas with her English bulldog, F.I.L.A. (pronounced like “feela,” it stands for Forever I Love Atlanta).