Lynn Casteel Harper is a chaplain at a retirement community in New Jersey. An ordained Baptist minister with the Alliance of Baptists, Lynn graduated from Wake Forest University Divinity School in Winston-Salem, NC and completed her chaplaincy residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in CALYX: A Journal of Art and Literature by Women, shady side review, Journal of Religion and Abuse and Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley. Aside from ministry and writing, Lynn enjoys playing tennis and running her own novelty t-shirt business. Originally from southeastern Missouri, Lynn lives with her spouse Ryan in Princeton, NJ.