Rae Bryant is a writer of short fiction, a collection of which, The Indefinite State of Imaginary Morals, was released in 2011. Her stories have appeared or are soon forthcoming in StoryQuarterly, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, BLIP magazine, Gargoyle magazine, and Redivider, among other publications and have been nominated for the Pen/Hemingway, Pen Emerging Writers, and Pushcart awards. Ms. Bryant writes essays and reviews for such venues as Puerto del Sol, The Nervous Breakdown, Portland Book Review, and Beatrice.com. She is the 2012 Patasola New York City Summer Writing Resident and has received fellowships from the VCCA and The Johns Hopkins University, where she earned a Masters in Writing, teaches multimedia and creative writing, and is editor in chief of the literary and arts journal, The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review. Ms. Bryant is also a voting member of National Book Critics Circle and a member of the Author’s Guild.