Black Cat Prose is a blog dedicated to original short stories and essays about culture, politics, sports, religion, and everything in between. It is written by Kyle van der Laan, who teaches writing at Northern Vermont University. Kyle has an MFA in creative writing from Goddard College. He has published stories in Pilcrow & Dagger, Dialogual, and Short Fiction Break. He is the co-author of Waterfalls of the White Mountains, 3rd Edition.