Davida G. Breier was born in Miami, FL, and spent her formative years in Florida, rural Minnesota, urban New Jersey, and suburban Pennsylvania. Davida discovered the world of zines and independent publishing in 1994 and Baltimore’s City Paper awarded her with “Best Local Zinester” in 2000 and “Best Zine” in 2003. She won the Literary Death Match, Baltimore 3.0 event in 2011. She’s spent the last two decades in various roles within the book industry and currently works for Johns Hopkins University Press. Her debut novel, Sinkhole, was published by The University of New Orleans Press. Davida lives in Maryland with her family, a pack of wee rescue dogs, a rescue tortoise, and two companion chickens.