Wendi Kaufman holds an MFA in English/Fiction Writing from George Mason University. Her fiction has appeared in various literary journals and magazines, including The New Yorker, Fiction, New York Stories, and Other Voices. Her stories have been anthologized in Scribner’s Best of the Fiction Workshops, Elements of Literature and most recently, Faultlines: Stories of Divorce. Wendi is a recipient of a fellowship from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the winner of a Mary Roberts Rhinehart award for short fiction, and a 2000 Breadloaf Writer’s Conference David Sokolov Scholar in Fiction. She is a frequent contributor to The Washington Post. She is the mother of two energetic boys, ages seven and three, who have a more demanding social calendar than she does. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.