Rolf Yngve rose from seaman to captain during a thirty-five year active-duty career in the US Navy. A surface warfare officer, he commanded a destroyer, served as the US Defense Attaché to Rome, and deployed for naval operations at sea with eleven different ships and staffs. Rolf holds an MFA from Warren Wilson, was a 2012 MacDowell Colony Fellow, and a 2014 Bread Loaf Camargo Residency Fellow. He is the fiction editor for Shadowgraph Magazine and teaches resume writing to veterans in recovery at Veterans Village of San Diego. He lives in Coronado, California, with his spouse, Sharon Shelton, Captain, USN (retired).