Maggie Chirdo is a historian and journalist from a humid little slice of Southeast Texas. She writes about American history, LGBTQ communities, pop culture, and whatever else keeps her up at night. She is the art director for The Interlude, previously worked as city editor for NYU Local, and has bylines in The Knockturnal and elsewhere. You can find her entire portfolio here (including her foray into graphic design), and follow her on Twitter @maggiechirdo. Never hesitate to talk to her about Portrait of a Lady on Fire.