Carey Wallace is the author of The Blind Contessa's New Machine and The Ghost in the Glass House. Her work has appeared in several literary magazines and Detroit's MetroTimes. She is a founder of the Working Artists Initiative for the International Arts Movement, which helps emerging artists establish strong creative habits, of the Zoae Series, a New York arts showcase which she directed until 2008, and of the event-based Lost City Gallery, which has connected young artists with patrons in both New York and Detroit. In 2000, she also founded an annual arts retreat, The Hillbilly Underground, which draws nationally-recognized filmmakers, writers, fine artists, and musicians to rural Michigan each summer. She lives and works in Brooklyn.