Nathan Elias is the author of the novel Coil Quake Rift and the short story collection The Reincarnations (Montag Press 2021/2020). His writing has been named a finalist for the 2022 National Indie Excellence Award, the 2022 Eric Hoffer Book Award, and The Saturday Evening Post 2020 Great American Fiction Contest. His books have been highlighted in BuzzFeed and Electric Literature, and his short fiction, poetry, essays, and book reviews have appeared in numerous publications. Nathan has lived in Ohio, California, Tennessee, and most recently in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he serves as Events and Marketing Manager for the Broward Public Library Foundation.