Stephanie Gayle grew up in Massachusetts. She graduated from Smith College. She works at the MIT Media Lab, in the Finance department.┬áHer hobbies include baking, reading, kickboxing, knitting, and playing games. She’s quite competitive.

Her mystery books include Idyll Threats and Idyll Fears. Her first novel, My Summer of Southern Discomfort, was chosen as one of Redbook’s Top Ten Summer Reads. Her short fiction and non-fiction have appeared in Kenyon Review Online, The Potomac Review, Punchnel‘s, and several other publications. She’s twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

She’s a member of Mystery Writers of America,┬áSisters in Crime, and International Thriller Writers. She co-founded the popular Boston reading series, Craft on Draft.

Why is she standing next to an Indiana Jones impersonator in the midst of a cornfield holding a gun?
Because it’s Saturday.