Paula R. Hilton explores the ways deeply flawed people can still be forces for good. She earned her bachelor's degree in English from the University of Pittsburgh and an MFA from the University of New Orleans. Her fiction, essays, and poetry have appeared on NPR's This I Believe, as well as in a number of literary journals, including The Sunlight Press, Feminine Collective, Dear Damsels, Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine, Writing In A Woman's Voice, and The Tulane Review. Hilton's debut novel, Little Miss Chaos, received the Kirkus star for books of exceptional merit and was a short-listed finalist in the William Faulkner Creative Writing Competition. Her first poetry collection, At Any Given Second, also received a starred review from Kirkus. She lives in Florida with her husband, son and daughter.