Rachel Lyon is the author of the novel Self-Portrait with Boy (Scribner 2018). Her shorter work has appeared in Joyland, Iowa Review, Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, and elsewhere. Rachel teaches for Sackett Street Writers Workshop, Catapult, and other institutions. She sends out a weekly Writing/Thinking Prompts newsletter, and cohosts the reading series Ditmas Lit in her native Brooklyn, NY. Visit her there or at her website.