Naomi Leimsider earned an MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College. She attended the Breadloaf Writers Conference, was recently chosen to participate in the New American Writers program at Hartwick College, and she is one of the co-founders of the now defunct fiction reading series, Lambs to the Slaughter. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming online and in print, most recently in Zone 3, Pindeldyboz, Drunkenboat, Nerve Cowboy, Slowtrains, and The 13th Warrior. She is almost finished with her first collection of stories, tentatively titled, Delusions of Grandeur. She is an adjunct lecturer at Hunter College where she teaches composition, literature, and creative writing.