Alina Stefanescu was born in Romania and lives in Alabama with her partner and four small mammals. A Pushcart nominee, she is the author of Objects In Vases (Anchor & Plume Press, March 2016), Letters to Arthur (Beard of Bees, August 2016), and Ipokimen (Anchor & Plume Press, November 2016). Her first fiction collection, Every Mask I Tried On, won the 2016 Brighthorse Books Prize. She can't wait for you to read it. More online at www.alinastefanescu.com.