Leora Fridman is a writer and educator, author of My Fault (Cleveland State University Press, 2016) in addition to multiple chapbooks, and is currently at work on a book of nonfiction. A 2017 Writer in Residence at Alley Cat Books and Real Time & Space, her poems, prose and translations appear or are forthcoming in the New York Times, the Rumpus, Tricycle Magazine, Temporary Art Review, Open Space, Denver Quarterly, jubilat and jacket2. Leora holds degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst MFA Program for Poets and Writers and from Brown University, and has taught in universities, homes and community organizations across the country. She is a recipient of grants and honors from organizations including Caldera, the National Endowment for the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, the Center for Cultural Innovation, and the Dorot Foundation. She collaborates widely with artists, writers and organizations.