Lane Heymont was born in Pennsylvania. He earned a BA in Liberal Arts with a focus on literature and history. He also holds a double minor in psychology and business. He has several short stories published, one of which was recommended for a 2012 Bram Stoker Award. The Freedman and the Pharaoh’s Staff is his debut novel and set for release by Sunbury Press on Feb. 21st 2013. He currently attends Harvard University in extension pursuing a Masters in creative writing.