Rae Bryant’s short story collection, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals (Patasola Press) was nominated for the Pen/Hemingway and Pushcart as well as shortlisted for the Pen Emerging Awards. Her work appears in The Paris Review Online, Huffington Post, McSweeney’s, Gargoyle Magazine, and Redivider, among other publications. She earned a Masters in Writing from Hopkins, where she received an award for her fiction and her work in the community of letters. She has taught creative writing and intermedia in the University of Iowa’s International Writing Program and at Johns Hopkins where she is founding editor of The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review. She is a voting member of the National Book Critics Circle and writes reviews for New York Journal of Books as well as the Washington Independent Review of Books. She is represented by Jennifer Carlson of Dunow, Carlson & Lerner in NYC.