About the Author

Lori Horvitz

Lori Horvitz' short stories, poetry and personal essays have appeared in a variety of literary journals and anthologies, including Chattahoochee Review, The Guardian, Bustle, Redivider, South Dakota Review, Southeast Review, The MacGuffin, The Monarch Review, Hotel Amerika, Thirteenth Moon, Tusculum Review, The Chariton Review and Quarter After Eight. Her essays have been included in two Seal Press anthologies: P.S.: What I Didn't Say: Unsent Letters to Our Female Friends and Dear John, I’m in Love With Jane. In her hometown of Asheville, North Carolina, she has organized and participated in many literary readings at local venues, including UNC Asheville, The Flood Gallery, Malaprop's, The Mothlight and The Black Mountain College Museum. She has been awarded writing fellowships from Brush Creek, Fundación Valparaiso, The Ragdale Foundation, Yaddo, Cottages at Hedgebrook, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Blue Mountain Center. Horvitz is Professor of English at University of North Carolina at Asheville, where she teaches courses in creative writing, literature, and women, gender and sexuality studies. She is pictured here with her dog, Panda.