Jan Schmidt is an editor for the online literary magazine Cable Street. Her short story “Pandora” was published in the latest issue of Solstice as a finalist in their Fiction Prize. Other fiction writing appeared in Anti-Heroin Chic, The Wall, Tupelo Quarterly, The Long Story, and New York Stories. Her short story collection Everything I Need was a finalist for the Eludia Award, Hidden River Arts, 2019. Her unpublished novel Sunlight Underground was a finalist for the Novel Slices Award, 2021.