Lindsay Merbaum is a fiction writer, essayist, and Fiction Editor at Rivet: Writing that Risks, a literary journal published by Red Bridge Press. Her essays and short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in PANK, Harpur Palate, Day One, The Collagist, Anomalous Press, Whiskey Paper, Hobart, Gargoyle, Epiphany, Lost Coast Review, Dzanc Books Best of the Web, Electric Literature, Bitch Media, Bustle Magazine, Hello Giggles, and The Rumpus, among others. Lindsay's work has been nominated for numerous awards, including a Pushcart Prize. She earned an MFA in Fiction from Brooklyn College where she was a recipient of the Himan Brown Award for Fiction. She lives in the Bay Area, California.