Peter ‘Petey Wheatstraw’ Hepburn is a former 9-1-1 fire-medical dispatcher, jail clerk, prison counselor, hospital cook, kindergarten/third grade teacher, and hypnotist. His work appears in The Owl, The Gnu, Acorn Review, The Houston Literary Review, San Diego Writers Ink-anthology and DimeStories CD. He won honorable mention-editors’ pick in San Diego CityBeat’s Fiction 101 contest in ’08. He graduated from State University of New York at New Paltz and earned his M.Ed. from National University. Pete keeps his California multiple subject teaching credential current, just in case. His goal is to have an entourage or perhaps a posse.