David Krause is a journalist, fiction writer, and writing teacher. He grew up in Sunnyvale, California, a few blocks away from the city’s last rows of cherry trees. His writing has been recognized by the Barcelona International Film Festival, the Birmingham Film Festival, and various literary journals and news publications. He has an M.A. in English Literature and an M.F.A. in Writing, and currently covers energy, climate-change, and science subjects for a newsletter and a national laboratory.