Celeste Ng grew up in Shaker Heights, OH, and has an MFA from the University of Michigan. Nowadays she lives in Cambridge, MA, where you’ll often find her at Darwin’s working on her current projects: her first novel and a collection of short stories. She also teaches fiction at Grub Street, a non-profit writing center in Boston, and blogs for the Huffington Post. Her stories and essays have appeared in various literary journals, including One Story, Crazyhorse, Alaska Quarterly Review, Apostrophecast, TriQuarterly, Subtropics, and the Kenyon Review Online, and she is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize. If you haven’t yet read them, Celeste highly recommends The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy; The Sound and the Fury, by William Faulkner; and The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison. Visit her author website at celesteng.com.