Robyn Ryle started life in one small town in Kentucky and ended up in another just down the river in Indiana. In between, she got her undergraduate degree at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and her Ph.D. at Indiana-University, Bloomington. She teaches sociology at a small liberal arts college when she’s not writing and has stories and essays in CALYX Journal, Gawker, Midwestern Gothic, Big Truths, Bartleby Snopes, and Whiskeypaper, among others. She’s also written a sociology of gender textbook, Questioning Gender: A Sociological Exploration, currently in its third edition. Her current project is a book about gender written as a choose your own adventure for young adults.