Corinne Lestch’s fiction has previously appeared in Madcap Review and was selected as a finalist for Narrative magazine’s 30 Below Story & Poetry Contest. Her writing has also appeared in The London Reader and The Washington Post, among other outlets. For nearly five years she chased crime and covered education and City Hall for New York’s hometown newspaper, The Daily News. She holds an MFA from Columbia University, where she was awarded a teaching fellowship. She has also taught writing at The School of the New York Times, Borough of Manhattan Community College, and Rikers Island.