“Don’t get pimply before a trial. It’s a sign of stress. They’ll think you’re lying.”
Alicia Oltuski is the author of Precious Objects, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her work has appeared in Tin House magazine, W magazine, NPR's Berlin Stories, and other venues. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University, where she received a David Berg Foundation Fellowship, and a BA and MA from the University of Pennsylvania. Interviews and features with her have appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, the Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere.