Tanya Paperny is a writer, editor, and literary translator living in DC. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Washington City Paper, Public Pool, The Literary Review, and PANK. She is the recipient of fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Vermont Studio Center, and OMI International Arts Center. Paperny is at work on a collection about violence, trauma, and resilience. Her website: http://www.tpaperny.com.