Jill Birdsall has written two collections of linked stories and is currently completing a novel. While earning an MFA in fiction from Columbia University, Jill worked at Paris Review. Her stories have been published in more than 20 journals and magazines including Crazyhorse, Fiction, Iowa Review, Seventeen and Story Quarterly. Recent awards include Eckleburg's Gertrude Stein Award, Potomac Review's Short Fiction Award and Washington Square Review's Fiction Award. To read more, visit www.jillbirdsall.com.