Brenda Ray

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writer, alien, human poser, is an internationally touring artist from Boise, Idaho and MFA student at The New School University. Her memoir essay, "The Most Beautiful Thing" won Seattle's Arksey Essay Contest and her spoken word album, "The Blue Room" was awarded an invitation to England's Glastonbury Festival. Her work has appeared in Brooklyn Magazine, Yahoo Beauty,   Four Chambers Press, Sofar Sounds New York, and The National Endowment of the Arts' Poetry Out Loud. She currently resides in New York, New York where she is a teaching fellow at Eugene Lang College.