JoeAnn Hart is the author of the novels Float and Addled. Her short fiction, essays, and articles have appeared in a wide variety of publications, including Orion magazine and the anthology Winds of Change: Short Stories for a Changing Climate. Her work always returns to the relationship between humans, animals, and their environment, natural or otherwise. In September 2017 she was invited to the International Literature Festival in Berlin where she participated in panels concerning science, the humanities, and the ocean. She lives in Gloucester, Massachusetts.