Katy Resch George holds an MFA in poetry from Brooklyn College and an MFA in fiction from Virginia Commonwealth University. Her writing appears in Blackbird, West Branch, Pank, Painted Bride Quarterly, Smokelong Quarterly and other journals. Her stories have been recognized by the annual Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions list and by the storySouth Million Writer's Awards. In support of her fiction writing, Katy has won artist grants from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund and Richmond Culture Works. Katy has taught for the English Departments of Brooklyn College and VCU, and as a faculty lecturer in the Expository Writing Program at New York University. She lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband visual artist Josh George and their daughter.