About The Author

Eliezra Schaffzin holds an MFA from the University of Florida and has taught at Harvard University and the Rhode Island School of Design. She is currently completing work on several longer literary and musical projects, including a novel about magic, seduction, and the first American department stores, for which she received a research fellowship from the New-York Historical Society (whose name is in fact hyphenated: see here). She is the recipient of the 2017 Calvino Prize, awarded for a work of fiction in the fabulist experimentalist style of Italo Calvino.