Rebecca Barry is the author of the novel-in-stories Later, at the Bar, which was a New York Times Notable Book and a Barnes and Noble Discovery Pick. Her nonfiction has appeared in the Washington Post Magazine, the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, Details, More, and the Best American Travel Writing. Her short fiction has been in Ploughshares, Tin House, One Story, Ecotone, the Mid-American Review, and the Best New American Voices. She lives in upstate New York with her two boys and authors the blog "The Main Street Diaries." She is currently working on a novel.
Cara Hoffman is the author of Nike, a Novel and The Wedding and Other Stories. She has won a New York State Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, a New York State Council on the Arts Grant, and a Saltonstall studio residency for her fiction.
She received neither a high school diploma nor an undergraduate degree and was graciously admitted to Goddard College's Masters of Fine Art in Writing program based on the merit of her published work. Hoffman has lectured in the creative writing and journalism departments of Cornell University, Hobart William Smith Colleges, and SUNY Cortland.
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