Charles Finn is editor of High Desert Journal. His writing has appeared in more than fifty newspapers, journals, magazines, and anthologies, including The Sun, Open Spaces, Northern Lights, Big Sky Journal, and High Country News. Originally from Vermont and a recent resident of Bend, Oregon, he now lives in New Jersey with his wife Joyce Mphande and their two cats Lutsa and Pushkin. When not writing, Finn is a commissioned woodworker, building microhomes and microcabins using all reclaimed lumber and materials. Explore more of his writing here and learn more about his woodworking business, A Room of One's Own, here.