William Trent Pancoast's novels include WILDCAT (2010) and CRASHING (1983). His short stories, essays, and editorials have appeared in Fried Chicken and Coffee, Night Train, The Mountain Call, Solidarity magazine, US News & World Report, the Union Forum and numerous other labor publications. Pancoast recently retired from the auto industry after thirty years as a die maker and union newspaper editor. In recent years, he has been an adjunct professor of English and first mate on a Lake Erie charter fishing boat. Born in Galion, Ohio, in 1949, he has a B/A in English from the Ohio State University and attended the graduate school of Miami University.