Tracy O’Neill is the author of Quotients (Soho Press, 2020) and The Hopeful (Ig Publishing, 2015). Her writing has appeared in Granta, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, LitHub, BOMB, Guernica, Bookforum, Electric Literature, The Guardian, Catapult, and elsewhere. She attended the MFA program at the City College of New York and the PhD program in communications at Columbia University. While editor-in-chief of the literary journal Epiphany, she established the Breakout 8 Writers Prize with the Authors Guild.
Charles Yu is the author of four books, including the novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe and most recently, Interior Chinatown (Pantheon, 2020). He received the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Award and was nominated for two WGA awards for his work on the HBO series, Westworld. He has also written for upcoming shows on AMC and HBO. His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in a number of publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Slate and Wired.