Elliot Slater grew up in Massachusetts and Maine. He is working on a number of thematically connected stories based on his childhood and adolescence. He writes and loves poetry. He is also working on a Saki inspired, pandemic-themed, comic novel, several chapters of which were short-listed for the UK’s Saki Short Story Competition in September 2021. His short fiction has appeared in Spillwords Press, The Northern New England Review and Halfway Down The Stairs, among others.