R. J. Howell is a writer and an artist. A Chicago native, she earned her BA in Fiction Writing at Columbia College Chicago and her MFA in Creative Writing: Popular Fiction from the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast program.
Her fiction has appeared in Arsenika Issue 6 and anthologies such as Smoking Pen Press’ Vampires, Zombies and Ghosts, Mt. Misery Press’ Neon Druid, and Astral Books’ Beyond the Stars: Rocking Space, among others.
She’s a firm believer in living a life well-read.