Elane Johnson has published short stories and nonfiction in Brevity, Creative Nonfiction, Current, the Gnu, Hippocampus, the Indianapolis Star, Sonora Review, and Superstition Review, and in the anthologies Southern Sin (In Fact Books) and From the Depths (Haunted Waters Press). One of her essays was a finalist for the Mark Twain Humor Prize. She has taught at American Public University, A.T. Still University, Central Georgia Technical College, and Southern New Hampshire University, where she received the Excellence in Teaching Award. She holds a BA from Mercer University and an MFA in Creative Writing from National University.