Teresa Carmody’s writing includes fiction, creative nonfiction, and inter-arts collaborations, including the novella Maison Femme: A Fiction. Her work has appeared in The Collagist, LitHub, WHR, Two Serious Ladies, Diagram, St. Petersburg Review, Faultline, and was selected for the &NOW Awards: The Best Innovative Writing and by Entropy for its Best Online Articles and Essays list of 2019. Carmody is co-founding editor of Les Figues Press, an imprint of The Los Angeles Review of Books, and director of Stetson University’s MFA of the Americas. Her debut novel, The Reconception of Marie, is forthcoming from Spuyten Duyvil in November 2020.
Sarah Gerard is the author of the novel Binary Star, a finalist for the LA Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, and the essay collection Sunshine State, a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her short stories, essays, and interviews have appeared in The New York Times, BOMB Magazine, Granta, McSweeney’s, The Baffler, The Believer, and anthologies including We Can’t Help It If We’re From Florida, One Small Blow Against Encroaching Totalitarianism, Erase the Patriarchy, and Tampa Bay Noir. Her novel True Love was released by Harper in July 2020.