Kate Zambreno’s first published novel, O Fallen Angel, won Chiasmus Press’ “Undoing the Novel — First Book Contest” and was named as one of the best books of 2010 by Bookslut. Another novel, Green Girl, is out this month from Emergency Press. Heroines, a critical memoir revolving around the women of modernism, some of which was incubated on her blog Frances Farmer is My Sister, will be published by Semiotext(e)’s Active Agents series in Fall 2012. She is a prose editor at Nightboat Books, and recently curated a series called Prose Event that interrogated the intersection of fiction and the essay for the Belladonna* Collaborative. Formerly a senior editor at Newcity magazine in Chicago, she currently lives in North Carolina.