Lee Kisling is a retired engineer who lives near Hudson, Wisconsin with his wife Lori. He is a writer, poet, cartoonist, and pretty bad piano player. In 1992 his young-adult novel The Fools’ War was published by HarperCollins. In December 2013 his first poetry collection appeared – called The Lemon Bars of Parnassus – a chapbook published by Parallel Press in Madison, Wisconsin. Recently he has had poems published by Stoneboat Literary Journal and Oberon. Since retiring from his 36 year career in railroad signal engineering, he completed two years at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated in May, 2014 with a BFA in creative writing.