Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough is a native of Poland. Her essays were published in journals such as Agni, Ploughshares, The American Scholar, The Threepenny Review, and TriQuarterly.
Meghan Kenny’s stories have appeared in literary journals including The Gettysburg Review, Cincinnati Review, Hobart, The Kenyon Review, and elsewhere. She was awarded the 2005 Iowa Review Award,
Geeta Kothari is the nonfiction editor of the Kenyon Review. Her essay “If You Are What You Eat, Then What Am I?” is widely taught
“I don’t make the characters do what I would do in facing these situations—as I’ve already illustrated, my characters seem to thwart me on every level—but I do wind up learning a lot about myself when writing about others. It reminds me of how psychologists say that children play as a way to learn to navigate social situations, that they’re sort of practicing for the real thing. And I guess, in a way, writers are people who have just never stopped playing.” ~ Jen Michalksi
Lavinia Ludlow is the author of two novels, alt.punk (2011) and Single Stroke Seven (2016). Both titles explore the successes, failures, and eccentric lives of
“What Sean Lovelace and Mark Neely have done is write something that eclipses fan fiction: they’ve fed his vernacular into a super-elastic-bubble-plastic Franco linguistic-simulation-machine. It’s delightful. It compelled me to visit Franco’s Instagram; I verified they nailed his frenetic tone. How did they do it, without emojis?”