Michelle Kubitz is a member of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America (MWA). Her short story “Cracked” appeared in Cooked To Death II: Lying on a Plate. Kubitz previously received the Hugh Holton Award recognizing promising new writers by the MWA – Midwest Chapter. Her novel “Irreversible” won first runner-up for the Killer Nashville Claymore Award. Michelle (most people call her Shelley) comes from a one-stoplight Midwestern town and her stories reflect those small-town secrets she grew up overhearing.