Ronna Wineberg (www.ronnawineberg.com) is a writer and editor in New York. Her collection of short stories, Second Language, won the New Rivers Press Many Voices Project Literary Competition, dedicated to discovering the best new writing, and was the runner-up for the 2006 Reform Judaism Prize for Jewish Fiction. Ronna’s stories have appeared in Berkeley Fiction Review, Colorado Review, South Dakota Review, So To Speak and other literary journals, and her work has been read on National Public Radio. Ronna is the fiction editor of the Bellevue Literary Review, “a forum for illuminating humanity and human experience” that is published by the Department of Medicine at New York University. She has received fellowships from organizations including the New York Foundation for the Arts, Bread Loaf Writers Conference, the Ragdale Foundation and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Born in Chicago and educated at the University of Michigan and the University of Denver College of Law, Ronna has been a public defender and had a private law practice, and taught writing at New York University. She lives in Greenwich Village with her husband and children.