Rae Bryant is the author of the short story collection, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals (Patasola Press, 2011). Her stories, essays, and poetry have appeared in print and online at The Paris Review, The Missouri Review, McSweeney’s, Huffington Post, New World Writing, Gargoyle Magazine, and Redivider, among other publications. Her intermedia has exhibited in New York, DC, Baltimore and Florence, Italy. She has won honors and fellowships from Johns Hopkins, VCCA and Aspen Writer's Foundation and has been nominated for the Pen/Hemingway, Pen Emerging Writers, The &NOW and multiple times for the Pushcart awards. Rae earned a Masters in Writing from Johns Hopkins where she continues to teach creative writing and is founding editor of The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review. She also teaches and lectures in the International Writing Program at The University of Iowa and The Eckleburg Workshops.