BRYN GREENWOOD is the daughter of a mostly repentant drug dealer and a fourth-generation Kansan. She holds a master's degree from Kansas State University and continues to work as an administrator in higher education. The New York Times, Chiron Review, Kansas Quarterly, Karamu, and The Battered Suitcase have all published her essays and short stories. Final Will and The Battered Suitcase are Bryn's works. She currently resides in Lawrence, Kansas.