Darryl Joel Berger is the author of two collections of short stories––Punishing Ugly Children (2010) and Dark All Day (2013). His fiction and illustrations have appeared in many magazines. Punishing Ugly Children won the 2007 David Adams Richards Prize and was short-listed for the 2011 ReLit Awards. His short story “Scissors” was a finalist in the 2007 Commonwealth Short Story Competition. He works in graphic design and painting. You can find his visual work here.