Jessie Marshall recently graduated from NYU with an MFA in creative writing. She also studied literature at the University of York and theater at Oberlin College. Her story, "Dogs," appeared in The Gettysburg Review last year, and she's currently working on a collection of short stories.
Elizabeth Gumport is a writer from New York City. She has written for the New York Observer, Nextbook, Bookslut, and n+1, and her fiction has appeared in Canteen and Conjunctions. She is currently an MFA candidate at Johns Hopkins University.
Vasundara Varadhan is an administrator and teacher at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, where she teaches courses in communication, South Asian literature, and writing. Pieces from her memoir-in-progress, Midnight's Daughter, have appeared in the Gallatin Review and the South Asian Review.
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Lynne Beckenstein recently received her MFA in Fiction from NYU, where this fall she will be Language Lecturer in the Expository Writing Program. She lives in Brooklyn.