Claire Younger Martin is a writer and editor based in the Chicagoland area. Since receiving her bachelor’s degree in fiction writing from Columbia College Chicago in 2017, her work has been featured in literary anthologies such as Hair Trigger 40, The Magnolia Review, Bull & Cross, Menacing Hedge, and more. Her early writing and editorial experience began in high school when she was awarded first place in the Illinois Association of Teachers of English short prose contest in 2011 and 2013. She proceeded to work as a managing editor for Hair Trigger, as well as the interviews editor for its online counterpart, Hair Trigger 2.0. These days, you can probably find her holed up with a camera somewhere along Lake Michigan.