Carol LaHines’ fiction has appeared in Fence, Denver Quarterly, Hayden's Ferry Review, Cimarron Review, The Literary Review, The Laurel Review, South Dakota Review, North Dakota Quarterly, The South Carolina Review, The Chattahoochee Review, The Nebraska Review, North Atlantic Review, Sycamore Review, Permafrost, redivider, Literary Orphans, Literal Latte, and elsewhere. Her short story, “Papijack,” was selected by judge Patrick Ryan as the recipient of the Lamar York Prize for Fiction. Her short stories and novellas have also been finalists for the David Meyerson Fiction Prize, the Mary McCarthy Prize, the New Letters short story award, the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society award, and the Disquiet Literary Prize, among others. Her short story, “The Operating System,” appears in the winter 2013/2014 issue of Fence, guest-edited by Rick Moody. A review of “The Operating System” appears in Ploughshares online. Ms. LaHines’ nonfiction includes “New York est une ville a part,” appearing in chantier d’ecriture (Mémoire d’encrier, A. Heminway, ed.). Ms. LaHines’ novel, Someday Everything Will All Make Sense, was a finalist for the Nilsen Prize for a First Novel and an American Fiction Award (Adelaide Books). She is a graduate of New York University, Gallatin Division, and St. John's University School of Law, and a long-time participant in the New York State Summer Writers’ Institute. Her teachers include Rick Moody and Phil Schultz.