Wild Lot is a place where we will talk about nature in writing, and the influence of the wild on characters, writers, and the creative process.

Sonja Crafts (Hauck) has an MFA in fiction and is currently working on a certificate in sustainable agriculture. Her short stories often dwell on the places shared by character and nature, and have most recently appeared in Best New Writing and Fourth River. Former editor of TINGE Magazine, she currently teaches writing at Harrisburg Area Community College and is married to Jeremy Hauck. They live in Lancaster, Pennsylvania with their two small children, Edel and August.

Jeremy Eldon Hauck edits books for Fox Chapel Publishing and teaches writing at Harrisburg Area Community College. He has an MFA in creative writing from Temple University, where he also served as Managing Editor of TINGE Magazine, alongside his now wife (see above). His literary interests include gothic, pastoral, and adventure writing. In 2010 he completed a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.