Alina Stefanescu was born in Romania and lives in Alabama with her partner and four small mammals. A Pushcart nominee, she is the author of ‘Objects In Vases’ (Anchor & Plume, March 2016), ‘Letters to Arthur’ (Beard of Bees, August 2016), and ‘Ipokimen’ (Anchor and Plume, November 2016). Her first fiction collection, ‘Every Mask I Tried On’, won the 2016 Brighthorse Books Prize. She can’t wait for you to read it. More online at www.alinastefanescu.com.