Amanda Goldblatt is a fiction writer and essayist living in Chicago. Her work has appeared most recently in The Southern Review, Hobart, FENCE, and American Short Fiction. She’s led writing workshops at Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University, and StoryStudio Chicago, and is the author of Catalpa: This Is Not True (Cupboard 2010). These days, she acts as a freelance writer, literary editor, and teacher, while working on her current project: an existentialist adventure novel. More information is available at amandagoldblatt.com.