Jessica Reidy is a Brooklyn-based professor and writer whose work has won appeared in Narrative Magazine, Prairie Schooner, Luna Luna Magazine, and other publications, and she has won the Penelope Nivens award and been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. She is an editor for the VIDA Review, a Kripalu yoga teacher, art model, and works her Romani family trades, dancing, healing, and fortune telling. She is currently writing her first novel.