Scott Diel is a freelance writer who lives in Eastern Europe. His recent story, "Running from the Russians" (originally published in the literary journal AGNI), received Special Mention (yes, horseshoes and hand-grenades) in the <em>Pushcart Prize XXXIII Anthology</em>. His "Bewitched: My Shaman Wife" can be found in the current issue of <em>The Normal School</em>. <br />
To read more on the colorful folkways of the people of Eastern Europe visit <a href="http://www.vellovikerkaar.blogspot.com">here</a>.