Elliott Holt is the author of the novel, You Are One of Them, a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. She has an MFA from Brooklyn College, where she won the Himan Brown Award. She is a recipient of a Pushcart Prize as well as fellowships from Yaddo and The MacDowell Colony. Her writing has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, Time, VQR, and Guernica, and in the anthology Shallow, Selfish and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids. She has taught at Brooklyn College, American University, NYU, and at the Paris American Academy.