Ursula Wong grew up on a dairy farm in central Massachusetts, and went on to become a high tech engineer. Her stories have appeared in a number of magazines, including Everyday Fiction and Spinetingler. She is a regional winner of the flash fiction contest sponsored by the New Hampshire Writer’s Project, and leads their Nashua chapter. Her debut novel, Purple Trees, is the story of a naïve girl who must grow up fast to find work and build a future, but the weight of the past threatens everything she loves. Visit Ursula’s popular Reaching Readers Blog at her website.