A seventh generation Mississippian, Gerry Wilson grew up in the red clay hills of the north. Her novel, That Pinson Girl, is forthcoming from Regal House Publishing in Spring 2024. Her debut short fiction collection, Crosscurrents and Other Stories (Press 53 2015), was nominated for a Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Fiction Award. Her short story, “Mating,” won the 2014 Prime Number Magazine Award for Short Story. “Life Line,” a short story, is forthcoming in december magazine (Spring 2023). Her short fiction has been published in numerous other journals.