Mary Anna Evans is the author of the Faye Longchamp archaeological mysteries, which have won recognition including the Benjamin Franklin Award, the Mississippi Author Award, and three Florida Book Awards bronze medals. She is an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma, where she teaches fiction and nonfiction writing, including mystery and suspense writing. Her work as appeared in The Atlantic, Dallas Morning News, The Louisville Review, and many other publications. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Rutgers-Camden and she is a licensed professional engineer. Her latest book, Catacombs, explores the history and legends surrounding the underground Chinese community in Oklahoma City in the early 20th century.